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John Boland posted the following a while ago (please change the reference to SCO OS 5.0.2 (5.0.2Dp) with the one related to the 5.0.x version you're using) :
=== cut here === The lock file is: /var/opt/K/SCO/Unix/5.0.2Dp/custom/client.lock Move this file aside and you can run as many Software Managers (custom) as you like. === cut here ===
Contributed by Roberto Zini
More recent versions put the file in a different place, but just do a "find / -name client.lock".
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