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Re: cvs log messages

From: Steve Greenland
Subject: Re: cvs log messages
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 13:40:43 -0600
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On Wed, Dec 19, 2001 at 12:21:34PM -0500, Jeremiah wrote:
> I am using CVS on HP-UX 11.00. I use CVS in the bash shell. The CVS version
> is 1.10.8. When I cvs commit a file, it brings up the vi editor and asks me
> to put my comments in, which I do. Then it prompts me saying that the log
> message is empty and if I want to continue or not. Why is not the log
> message being accepted? Do I need to do somekind of setup?


1. You're not saving the file. Use ":wq", not ":q!". ;-)

2. Are you using a version of vi (or have you enabled an option) that
creates backups by moving the original and then writing a new version?
Depending on how the CVS tracks that file, it may not see the new
version. Turn that option off.


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