[darcs-users] can't get repository lock

Dan Pascu dan at ag-projects.com
Thu Jun 24 21:33:38 UTC 2010

On 24 Jun 2010, at 23:48, Dan Pascu wrote:

>> Another option is that some darcs process previously died without
>> cleaning up the lock, but the result would be a stuck repository in  
>> that
>> case: I presume the operation just waits for a bit and proceeds?
> It's not stuck. The cron job calls darcs pull every 5 minutes. I get  
> the error once in a while (like 1-2 messages every few days). None  
> does anything to manually unlock the repository after the error  
> occurs. It just goes away. If I get the error now, 5 minutes later  
> when cron calls darcs pull again it works just fine. The error is  
> just sporadic and not persistent once it happens.

Now that I think of it, I haven't seen the error in weeks. Maybe even  
since I posted it here.


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