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Re: Cannot change ascii/binary property

From: Bunchy
Subject: Re: Cannot change ascii/binary property
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2011 04:14:34 -0800 (PST)


Can you let me know how you modified a file from ascii to binary without
deleting and adding new version again??


Yair Eshel wrote:
> Hi
> I have a CVS pserver running on ubuntu-linux (inside a chroot, all
> installed using standart apt-get commands). On the client side, I'm
> using eclipse CVS client, on windows XP.
> I have some files that are set to binary mode. I can read the files
> data from cvs, can commit, but changing them into ascii is just
> impossible. I must say that chaing an ascii to another type of ascii
> (kkv to ko for example), or to binary works great! Only changing
> binary back to ascii is impossible.
> This is what the servers says:
> Problems encountered while setting file transfer mode
> project-name: cvs commit: failed to create lock directory for `/cvs/
> root/CVSROOT'(/cvs/root/ CVSROOT/#cvs.history.lock): Permission denied
> project-name: cvs commit: failed to obtain history lock in repository
> `/cvs/root'
> The file /cvs/root/CVSROOT/#cvs.history .lock does not exists, and
> creating one using touch does not help much.
> on the logs (set to debug mode) I see this:
> cvsd: connection from 3976
> cvsd: debug: fork() succeeded (child pid=12629)
> cvsd: debug: select() failed (ignored): Interrupted system call
> cvsd: cvs command exited with exit-status 0
> which is quite the same as it shows in any commit I send.
> Thanks in advance
> Yair

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