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Re: None

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: None
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 11:25:45 -0500 (EST)

Madhavi Gopal writes:
> We are using CVS 1.10 and WinCVS1.2. When we did an
> update in the same 
> branch(from version 1.37 to 1.41), the command
> executed successfully and gave a 
> message 'M filename'. But the file is not modified and
> we lost all the changes when we 
> did a commit. We did a manual merge and checked in the
> file again after identifying 
> the problem. We tried to reproduce the problem but we
> couldn't. But the same problem was reported twice by
> developers.

This problem is almost always caused by a developer running update while
having the file open in an editor.  When the user exits the editor, it
overwrites the updated disk file with the old version.

-Larry Jones

Why can't I ever build character in a Miami condo or a casino somewhere?
-- Calvin

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