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Re: Why is the tree often locked by `gccadmin'?


On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 08:45:20AM +0100, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Apr 2002, David O'Brien wrote:
> 
> > I reiterate the silliness in having update and diff operations do CVS
> > locks on the server...
> 
> The snapshot process runs tag operations, which with the way CVS works
> means writing to every ,v file in the tree (once for the tag for that
> snapshot, then again at the end to update gcc_latest_snapshot).

Unless you apply the "read-only" patches to CVS.  :-)


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