[Zope] delete 'Data.fs.lock'
dieter at handshake.de
Tue Oct 28 15:35:26 EST 2003
Justin Xi ZHU wrote at 2003-10-28 12:14 +1000:
> I tried to install two Zope products on the same computer. One of them
> didn't stop cleanly. From then on, when I try to run the other product. The
> error message appeared.
> Could not lock the database file. There must be another process that has
> opened the file.
> I made sure all other processes are closed. The message still appeared.
> With the assistance of a member of the list, we isolated the problem to the
> Zope product that didn't stop cleanly, locked the 'Data.fs.lock' file and
> failed to delete it. We need to delete it manually. However, when I try to
> delete it. This error message appeared.
> Cannot delete Data.fs: It is being used by another or program. Close any
> programs that might be using the file and try again.
> Again, I closed all applications. The error persists.
Your operating system (smells like a Windows variant) has a different
opinion. Try to convince it (by e.g. restarting it).
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