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This is interesting, because I see this problem and I'm not using WinCVS! Kevin Jones Developmentor www.develop.com > -----Original Message----- > From: cvsnt-admin at cvsnt.org [mailto:cvsnt-admin at cvsnt.org] On > Behalf Of Bo Berglund > Sent: 21 August 2002 09:27 > To: CVS-Gui Mailing List (E-mail); CVS-NT Mailing list (E-mail) > Subject: [cvsnt] Errors using the cvs ls command on CVSNT > servers from WinCvs > > > As I posted yesterday to CVSNT there is a bug somewhere in > the WinCvs-CVSNT system. Short recapitulation of the bug: > > I have tested 'cvs ls -l' from two different PC:s using the > same version of > WinCvs and pointing to the same version of cvs.exe (57g). > I have also tested against the same CVSNT server for the cvs > ls command. The CVSNT server also runs the 57g CVSNT build. > What I did yesterday was to move into a sandbox in WinCvs, > then go into the command window at the bottom and typing cvs > ls -l. When I execute this on my old PC (W2000) I get a list > of modules in 1-2 seconds. When i do this on the new (WinXP > Pro) PC WinCvs hangs in with the fishes swimming indefinitely > until I click the stop button. At this time the following > error message comes up: > > cvs ls -l > *****CVS stopped on user request !!! ***** > Listing modules on server > cvs [server aborted]: cannot stat directory > D:/CVSTEMP/CVSLOCKS/g a module that consists of many > directories # spread out over the entire source repository. > : Bad address > > Today I did a little more experimentation by using a command > prompt on the sandbox used above and issuing the command cvs > ls -l outside of WinCvs. > Result: > I immediately see a list of the modules on the server on both PC:s! > > Conclusion: > There is something that is missing in the setup of WinCvs on > the new PC. But I have used the latest WinCvs 1.3 setup file > on this XP machine and I have also installed both TCL and > Python from the respecive setup files. Note that the new PC > is a laptop that I received last week and on which I have > installed various software that I use regularly such as > Borland Delphi, MS Visual Studio 6, MS Office 2000, and a > whole set of other stuff. But these are also installed on the > old laptop running W2000. I have not installed anything new > on this XP machine that I did not also install on W2000. > > Final note: > All other commands I have tested on the new PC seem to work > OK. I can also change between ntserver and sspi protocols > (ChangeRootGUI) without any change in behaviour. > > Must be a bug in the WinCvs setup that possibly does not > properly update some system dll. Can Jerzy or someone else > list which dll:s are needed for WinCvs? > > Extra final info: > I just checked on a co-worker's PC that this is a problem. He > has been using WinCvs 1.2 since 18 months and upgraded by > installing WinCvs from the downloaded setup file and also > Python. All his normal operations work just fine, but also on > his installation WinCvs hangs when he uses cvs ls commands. > He has also pointed his alternate cvs to the cvs.exe from > CVSNT build 57g. > > Hope thsi can be solved, because I have seen other users > reporting the same problem on the lists.... > > Best regards, > > Bo Berglund > > _______________________________________________ > cvsnt mailing list > cvsnt at cvsnt.org http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook >