abort: No such file or...

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Fri Sep 9 16:51:56 CDT 2005

On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 11:01:47AM -0700, Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-09-09 at 08:40 -0400, Neal Becker wrote:
> > hg status
> > abort: No such file or
> > directory: /home/nbecker/shannon2.mercurial/enhanced/.#log.py
> The walk code falls over and dies on dangling symlinks, which Emacs in
> its infinite wisdom uses as lock files these days.

Mercurial does too, actually. It has the nice feature that you can
take the lock and record the locker in a single atomic operation.

> Chris, can you take a look, please?

I think this is fixed in tip now.

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

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