[IPython-dev] Careful about locks on lp/bzr

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux at normalesup.org
Thu Feb 12 00:39:09 EST 2009

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 04:42:30PM -0800, Brian Granger wrote:
> Unable to obtain lock lp-45628560:///~ipython-dev/ipython/trunk/.bzr/branch/lock
> held by villemvainio at bazaar.launchpad.net on host crowberry [process #12127]
> locked 28 hours, 57 minutes ago
> Will continue to try until 00:37:10, unless you press Ctrl-C
> If you're sure that it's not being modified, use bzr break-lock
> lp-45628560:///~ipython-dev/ipython/trunk/.bzr/branch/lock
> bzr: ERROR: Could not acquire lock "(remote lock)"

> I went ahead and did the break-lock thing.  But in the future, let's
> be careful not to put locks on trunk.  So, next question - how does
> this happen in the first place?

Strange, I had the same problem and this is the first time that happened
to me. And it was with the same hostname (crowberry?), but my user, and
on my branch.


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