[cvsnt] Re: Build 69 and Updates with 8k or larger files fail

John Goehringer john.goehringer at agilisys.net
Sat Feb 8 11:37:16 GMT 2003

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Bo - make a change to one of the 9k sandbox files, commit
then try to update in the other sandbox to get the change.

John Goehringer

"Bo Berglund" <bo.berglund at telia.com> wrote in message
news:skc94v837nh7rgceg6cn54g3202kvcsrri at 4ax.com...
> On Fri, 7 Feb 2003 20:14:32 -0500, "John Goehringer"
> <john.goehringer at agilisys.net> wrote:
> >Found that trying to update a sandbox with a changed file from
> >the repository that is 8170 (or so) bytes or larger fails, either
> >with cvs crashing, or the server returning the message
> >unexpected '\\xn' reading revision number in RCS file ...
> >
> >Changing RCSBUF_BUFSIZE from (in rcs.c)
> >(8192) to (8192*16) seems to make the 8k test
> >work.
> >
> >To reproduce
> >
> >create new text file >9k bytes long
> >add to repository
> >checkout into dir1 and dir2
> >change in dir2 directory and commit
> >try to update from dir1
> >
> >Thanks,
> >John Goehringer
> >
> Not reproducible here...
> -I have the very latest release 69 on the server.
> -I have two sandboxes checked out from the very same module
> -I added a 9k file from one sandbox and committed
> -I updated on the other and got the file OK
> Here is output from cvs ver in WinCvs:
> cvs ver
> ***** CVS exited normally with code 0 *****
> Concurrent Versions System (CVSNT) Prerelease (Build 69)
> (client/server)
> Client: Concurrent Versions System (CVSNT) Prerelease (Daily
> Snapshot Build 68) (client/server)
> Server:
> And here the same from command prompt:
> F:\Engineering\Antares\KalleKula\ModuleXX>cvs ver
> Client: Concurrent Versions System (CVSNT) Prerelease (Daily
> Snapshot Build 68) (client/server)
> Server: Concurrent Versions System (CVSNT) Prerelease (Build
> 69) (client/server)
> Note the mangled output for the Server: item in the WinCvs window...
> It gets the data switched somehow.
> /Bo
> (Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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