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Re: Annotate binary files...

From: Andreas Volz
Subject: Re: Annotate binary files...
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2005 19:37:20 +0200

Am Sun, 24 Apr 2005 16:04:46 -0400 (EDT) schrieb Larry Jones:

> Andreas Volz writes:
> > 
> > Ahhhh! Perhaps I found the problem. I used another CVS server from
> > another project. And there is works with binary files! Is the
> > annotate version and binary stuff of the CVS *server* and not the
> > CVS client a problem here? I'm not able to log in with a ssh server.
> > Is it possible to get the CVS server version that I use with a
> > client?
> Yes, that's the problem.  The CVS client does very little processing,
> almost everything is done on the server.  You can display both the
> client and server versions by using ``cvs version'' (not --version). 
> The problematic server is running CVS 1.11.1p1, which is positively
> ancient and predates the change to avoid annotating binary files.

Thanks it was version 1.11.1p1. I'll ask the admin to install a newer
CVS version. Is there a list of security problems that this version has?
Perhaps I need some arguments...


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