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Re: Update problems - Can't parse date/time

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Update problems - Can't parse date/time
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2004 10:49:45 -0400 (EDT)

Jim.Hyslop writes:
> address@hidden wrote:
> >     Thanks for the suggestion. It worked.
> > Why does the '.' not work? I read in a CVS tutorial that it 
> > should work fine.
> I suspect it's a bug in CVS.


> > I did have the options -D, -P turned on my .cvsrc file. Did 
> > that make a difference?
> Er, why are you specifying -D in .cvsrc? I find it unlikely that you will
> always want to set your sticky tags to a specific date.

This is almost certainly the source of the problem -- he had -D in
.cvsrc *but no date*.  Thus, CVS took the next argument from the command
line (.) as the date and then complained about the invalid format.

-Larry Jones

I keep forgetting that rules are only for little nice people. -- Calvin

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