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Re: Windows with Dir/ and dir/

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Windows with Dir/ and dir/
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 13:24:59 -0400 (EDT)

Derek Robert Price writes:
> This can happen if you try to make the Cygwin CVS use a workspace
> which was created or used by a different Windows CVS (commandline,
> WinCVS, whatever...).  They leave <CR>s on the end of lines in CVS/*
> files (in this case probably CVS/Repository) and the Cygwin CVS,
> looking for UNIX EOLs, treats them as part of the directory/file name,
> sends them to the server, then the server reports
> no-such-file-or-directory since it doesn't know about "vice<CR>", only
> "vice".

Note that this does not happen if you install Cygwin "correctly" (i.e.,
using Windows line endings rather than Unix line endings).

-Larry Jones

My dreams are getting way too literal. -- Calvin

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