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Re: source code for rcs57nt / cvs-1.9-win?

From: Donald Sharp
Subject: Re: source code for rcs57nt / cvs-1.9-win?
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2000 17:16:14 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.4i

Why don't you just fix vss2rcs.js to check the date returned by vss
and if it's greater than what could even remotely be possible change
it to a sane value?  Seems like a lot of work to hack cvs when you
should just hack the input script...

On Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 06:29:45PM -0000, Greg Priem wrote:
> I am looking for the source code used to compile the exe's contained 
> in [which is a subset of the exe's in,
> and 
> are also the same as the rcs exe's included with wincvs].
> I am doing a daily conversion of a vss archive to cvs, using the 
> vss2rcs.js script written by Curt Hagenlocher. [My group still uses 
> VSS, but I want to have the speed [10x over the WAN] and flexibility 
> of CVS, as well as seeing what it would take to convert.] Using the 
> script, I notice that VSS does not mind it when a developer's 
> computer's date is set to 2020, and the next version is in 2000, etc 
> [I guess it is a 'feature' of not being client/server], but rcs's ci 
> tool does care.
> So, I want to get the sources for the rcs exe's being used, to see if 
> I can hack something together for short term usage. The problem is 
> that I cannot find the source code used to compile these exe's.
> I have compiled rcs 5.7 [using the file from 
>], but the exe's have 
> different behavior than the ones in [ie: ci wants repo 
> files to be in an RCS subdir]
> Please don't tell me that rcs-5.7 is available in all sorts of
> places, 
> as the source _is_ different, according to the Id tags in the exe's:
> strings ci_rcs57nt.exe |fgrep '$Id'
> $Id: rcsbase.h,v 1995/09/24 22:37:52 marka Exp $
> $Id: ci.c,v 1995/08/08 00:48:30 marka Exp $
> $Id: rcslex.c,v 1995/08/08 01:28:08 marka Exp $
> $Id: rcssyn.c,v 1995/08/08 01:34:06 marka Exp $
> ...
> vs
> strings ci_rcs57pc3.exe |fgrep '$Id'
> $Id: rcsbase.h,v 5.20 1995/06/16 06:19:24 eggert Exp $
> $Id: ci.c,v 5.30 1995/06/16 06:19:24 eggert Exp $
> $Id: rcslex.c,v 5.19 1995/06/16 06:19:24 eggert Exp $
> $Id: rcsutil.c,v 5.20 1995/06/16 06:19:24 eggert Exp $
> ...
> Does anyone know where I can get the full source, or a copy of the 
> diffs which 'marka' had? [perhaps there is a cvs repository with this 
> in it somewhere? I do not see it in the cvs repository.]
> thanks
> greg priem
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