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RE: [1.11.5]: cvs edit & cvs editors bugs

From: Marshall, Simon
Subject: RE: [1.11.5]: cvs edit & cvs editors bugs
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 15:43:46 +0100

Thanks for the info.
FYI, I raised these as ccvs issues 125 & 126.

-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Roberts [mailto:strobert@strobe.net]
Sent: 19 June 2003 19:23
To: Derek Robert Price
Cc: Marshall, Simon; bug-cvs@gnu.org
Subject: Re: [1.11.5]: cvs edit & cvs editors bugs

On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 10:08:28AM -0400, Derek Robert Price wrote:
> Marshall, Simon wrote:
> >We'll stop using the watch feature as it doesn't work.  Perhaps it
> >should be documented somewhere?
> I think Noel Yap fixed this in his "Renegade CVS" on SourceForge.  As 
> far as I know, he hasn't been maintaining it, but you might be able to

> extract the appropriate patch segments and port them forward.
More than likely he did.  It (the multiple cvs edit thing) was one of
issues Noel and I discussed way back.  The bug also exists even without
branches.  the basic issue is stock cvs only supports tracking one edit
per user at a time.

> I've been trying to cajole various people, including Noel, to clean up

> the patch, add tests & doc, and chop it up into small, easily
> chunks so that I can review & commit them.  This is especially
> now that we have a feature branch, but my interest in `cvs edit' isn't

> much greater than Larry's, so someone else is going to have to do most

> of the work.

Assuming my schedule keeps looking good, I think I have managed to
time to cvs again, so I'll see if I can take a crack at it.

Steven Roebrts

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