Could not aquire bzr lock even after unlocking

Bug #523571 reported by Scott Ritchie on 2010-02-18
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ground Control

Bug Description

bzr seems to stay locked excessively in Ground Control.

Simply fetching code and making a new local branch ends with the lock still in place. I then click the unlock tool and hit update and have it fail with a lock error.

Martin Owens (doctormo) on 2010-02-18
Changed in groundcontrol:
importance: Undecided → High
Scott Ritchie (scottritchie) wrote :

Some further investigation shows that nautilus is the locking process, and that this persists within a terminal attempting bzr break-lock even after closing the window.

Martin Owens (doctormo) wrote :

Scott, you can kill nautilus or restart it using `nautilus --quit` on the command line. Does this help?

Changed in groundcontrol:
status: New → Triaged
Scott Ritchie (scottritchie) wrote :

Yes, killall nautilus allowed me to release the bzr lock (manually on the terminal)

My nautilus windows were all closed before I did that, but the process was still alive and locking.

Adi Roiban (adiroiban) wrote :

Maybe this is caused by bug 98836

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