Visual Studio error: v16/Server/sqlite3/db.lock

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Summary

Occasionally, when you want to commit code to a remote repository after creating a new Visual Studio project you might face the error:

v16/Server/sqlite3/db.lock

What you need to do here is initialise a new .gitignore file on your current workstation. This is easy to achieve:

Go to Settings in your Team Explorer window.

Once in settings, go to Repository Settings.

Edit the Ignore file.

Add the following to the Ignore file:

*.exe
*.pdb
/.vs
/.vs/

Save and close.

That’s all that is required.

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