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Re: Strange "CVS update -C" behavior

From: Matthew Versluys
Subject: Re: Strange "CVS update -C" behavior
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2001 14:31:57 -0800

Still happens in the 1.11.1p1 with the win32 client.
(btw is down, had to find a mirror)

cvs --ver
Concurrent Versions System (CVS) 1.11.1p1 (client)

cvs update -C test.txt
(Locally modified test.txt moved to .#test.txt.1.6)
cvs [server aborted]: cannot open test.txt for copying: No such file or

cvs update test.txt
RCS file: /drive1/cvs/Test/test.txt,v
retrieving revision 1.6
retrieving revision 1.7
Merging differences between 1.6 and 1.7 into test.txt
M test.txt

cvs update -C test.txt
(Locally modified test.txt moved to .#test.txt.1.7)
U test.txt


----- Original Message -----
From: "Larry Jones" <address@hidden>
To: "Matthew Versluys" <address@hidden>
Cc: <address@hidden>
Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2001 8:28 AM
Subject: Re: Strange "CVS update -C" behavior

> Matthew Versluys writes:
> >
> > If I'm working on a file and then realize I want to discard my changes I can
> > use cvs update -C to get a clean copy.  Using cvs 1.11 win32 command line
> > client, this command doesn't work if someone else has committed a newer
> > version of the file in the mean time.
> That bug was fixed in CVS 1.11.1.
> -Larry Jones
> That's the problem with nature.  Something's always stinging you
> or oozing mucus on you. -- Calvin

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