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Re: cvs in redhat9

From: Ross Patterson
Subject: Re: cvs in redhat9
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 11:24:13 -0400
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On Wednesday 16 July 2003 04:41 am, Mark D. Baushke wrote:
> Kent E. <address@hidden> writes:
> > Hi guyz I installed the built-in cvs version of redhat9 which is (I
> > think) in disk2
> > But sadly to know that it is still in 1.11.2, would there be any
> > conflicts if I will install the latest version in other clients running
> > rh8 or lower and mandrake??
> It is possible to mix and match cvs client and server versions. However,
> there are a lot of bug fixes between 1.11.2 and 1.11.6, so you might
> really want to consider upgrading to the latest across the board if
> possible.

Like almost every package Red Hat Linux carries, there are also a number of 
post-package-release patches to CVS in Red Hat 9.0.  If you care about these 
changes, you should make sure the updated CVS you install has them, or refit 
them yourself.  Just to make things clear, here's the list (culled from the 
"cvs.spec" file in the source RPM):


The change log (slightly editted from the same file) says:

        * Thu Jan 16 2003 Nalin Dahyabhai <address@hidden> 1.11.2-8
        - incorporate fix for double-free in server (CAN-2003-0015)

        * Tue Nov 26 2002 Nalin Dahyabhai <address@hidden> 1.11.2-7
        - don't error out in %%install if the info dir file we remove from the 
          root isn't there (depends on the version of texinfo installed, 
reported by
          Arnd Bergmann)

        * Fri Oct  4 2002 Nalin Dahyabhai <address@hidden> 1.11.2-6
        - fixup LDFLAGS to find multilib Kerberos for linking

        * Thu Sep 24 2002 Nalin Dahyabhai <address@hidden>
        - incorporate patch to add 't' as a loginfo format specifier, from 

        * Thu Jul 18 2002 Tim Waugh <address@hidden 1.11.2-5
        - Fix mktemp patch (bug #66669)
        - Incorporate patch to fix verifymsg behaviour on empty logs (bug 

        * Tue Jun  4 2002 Nalin Dahyabhai <address@hidden> 1.11.2-3
        - incorporate patch to fix incorrect socket descriptor usage (#65225)
        - incorporate patches to not choke on empty commit messages and to 
          send them (#66017)
        - incorporate patch to not infinitely recurse on assertion failures 

Just as an aside, this is why I love RPM.  Red Hat ships a completely 
unmodified copy of the CVS 1.11.2 source, and ships patches to be applied to 
it.  You never have to guess what's been changed.
Ross A. Patterson
Chief Technology Officer
CatchFIRE Systems, Inc.
5885 Trinity Parkway, Suite 220
Centreville, VA  20120
(703) 563-4164

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