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Re: possibly bug using cvs release with multiple repositories

From: Mark D. Baushke
Subject: Re: possibly bug using cvs release with multiple repositories
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 09:36:58 -0800

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Hi Martin,

It sounds like this is probably a bug in cvs. You may wish to open an
issue on the site about this so it does not get lost and
post the URL to the address@hidden list. 

        -- Mark

maronie <address@hidden> writes:

> I ran into the following problem using cvs 1.11.18 (same with 1.11.5)
> locally as well as in pserver mode:
> I have two repositories /cvs/repo1 and /cvs/repo2
> with the directories
>   /cvs/repo1/mymodule
> and
>   /cvs/repo2/mymodule/doc
> resp.
> When I do
>   cd ${HOME}/sandboxes
>   cvs -d /cvs/repo1 co mymodule
>   cd mymodule
>   cvs -d /cvs/repo2 co -d doc mymodule/doc
> everything works fine for the moment.
> I can use cvs update/diff/commit/log/status without problems.
> But when I try to use cvs release:
>   cd ${HOME}/sandboxes
>   cvs release -d mymodule
> then I get the error messages:
>   cvs update: cannot open directory /cvs/repo1/mymodule/doc: No such file or 
> directory
>   cvs update: skipping directory doc
>   You have [0] altered files in this repository.
>   Are you sure you want to release (and delete) directory `mymodule': y
>   cvs release: no such directory: mymodule
> Of course there is no directory mymodule/doc in /cvs/repo1, it should
> be searched in /cvs/repo2.
> But even much worse:
> If I have modified some file in directory doc (say
> mymodule/doc/myfile.doc) the messages are identical (even "You have
> [0] altered files in this repository." !!!). So cvs obviously doesn't
> recognize the modifications I made to myfile.doc and my work is lost
> without warning.
> Is this really a bug or did I miss something?
> (BTW we chose to use a separate repository for the docs as we are
> unfortunately stuck to M$ Word documents for historical reasons - and
> you all know about the problems with binary files in cvs.)
> Cheers,
> Martin
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