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Re: Windows with Dir/ and dir/

From: Spiro Trikaliotis
Subject: Re: Windows with Dir/ and dir/
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 12:19:09 +0200
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* On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 11:22:33AM -0400 Derek Robert Price wrote:

> Spiro Trikaliotis wrote:

> >the "corrected" output is: cvs update: cannot open directory
> >/var/lib/cvs/cbm/vice<CR>: No such file or directory<NL>[...]
> >where <CR> and <NL> are the respective characters.

> 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".

I recompiled CVS two times, once on a cygwin with DOS line endings, once
on a cygwin with Unix line endings. With every version, I checked out
the module and tried to release it again.

In both cases, the result remained, so this does not seem to be the

Best regards,

Spiro R. Trikaliotis         I'm subscribed to the mailing lists I'm posting,  so please refrain from Cc:ing me. Thank you.

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