rcs ci fails under cygwin; ci foo hangs leaving a lock file RCS/fo_

Uwe H. Steinfeld usteinfeld@nikocity.de
Thu Jun 1 11:00:00 GMT 2000


----- Original Message -----
From: Tolkin, Steve <Steve.Tolkin@fmr.com>
Subject: rcs ci fails under cygwin; ci foo hangs leaving a lock file RCS/fo_
>
> I have been using this successfully in a DOS box for months.
> But when I run it under cygwin  ci foo hangs (for every file foo I have
> tried).
> It creates a lock file named RCS/fo_
> but never gets any further.  What is the problem?
> rcsdiff and co work fine in cygwin, so I suspect the problem is that some
> file is not writable.
>

Try "export RCSINIT=-x"

Uwe


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