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Re: hash.c.312: findnode:

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: hash.c.312: findnode:
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 16:45:30 -0500 (EST)

Manu writes:
> I try to rename "makefile" to "Makefile" in my cvs tree,
> then:
> cvs: hash.c:312: findnode: Assertion `key != ((void *)0)' failed.
> cvs [server aborted]: received abort signal

CVS was never designed to cope with case insensitive file systems.  It
has been patched to the point where it mostly works, but there are still
some places where it doesn't.  This is one of them.

> As the FAQ says:
> "a manual delete within the source tree may be necessary"
> I think so, unfortunately, the FAQ doesn't give more details.

What that means is that you have to manually delete the corresponding
RCS file from your repository and then add the file anew.

-Larry Jones

My "C-" firmly establishes me on the cutting edge of the avant-garde.
-- Calvin

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