[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: cvs [annotate aborted]: invalid change text in <filename,v>

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: cvs [annotate aborted]: invalid change text in <filename,v>
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2002 13:38:21 -0400 (EDT)

Mike Ayers writes:
>       I have had problems on a few occasions recently with files getting 
> corrupted in my archive (oddest thing, really - I am only operating in 
> local mode on local drives, but I *am* running Windows...), which 
> have, fortunately, occured on rarely checked in files (the majority 
> citizen of most archives).  I fixed them by pulling an old archive, 
> verifying that the file was the same version as the corrupted file, 
> then verifying that they were different.  When I replaced the current 
> repository file with the archived one, all was once again hunky-dory.

Corruption almost always occurs while updating the file, so it's
exceedingly rare to have a correct, up-to-date backup for a corrupted
file.  You've been exceedingly lucky (or unlucky, depending on your

-Larry Jones

It's no fun to play games with a poor sport. -- Calvin

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]