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Re: cvs update: checksum failure after patch

From: Peter Toft
Subject: Re: cvs update: checksum failure after patch
Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2006 20:11:17 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 1 Jun 2006, Larry Jones wrote:

> Peter Toft writes:
> > 
> > I have a nasty problem now with a CVS repository, where I can update after 
> > some other user has committed - now I get this:
> > cvs update: checksum failure after patch to <myfile>; will refetch
> > 
> > Is it bad? How bad? How to rework around it?
> It's a little bit worrisome, but not too bad.  Normally, what that means
> is that your local file had been changed without changing the timestamp,
> so CVS didn't know that it had been changed.  Since CVS didn't know the

I did google after a good explanation without any success, however Larrys 
answer is VERY good - excellent!!! 

Peter Toft, Ph.D. address@hidden

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