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Failed to create lock directory

Failed to create lock directory

Failed to create lock directory

Just trying to initialize a new version of CVS - in conjunction with the NetBeans IDE - and getting an error that says:

cvs server: Updating repos
cvs server: failed to create lock directory for `/development/cvstree/repos'
(/development/cvstree/repos/#cvs.lock): Permission denied
cvs server: failed to obtain dir lock in repository `/development/cvstree/repos'
cvs [server aborted]: read lock failed - giving up

Any suggestions or ideas?


RE: Failed to create lock directory

  Check your file permissions in the repository and also check you are in the CVS group. Either one will give you grief.

Rgrds Peter

RE: Failed to create lock directory


That's what it was.  I did in fact need to be added as a member of the CVS group.


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