[cvsnt] CVS_CLIENT_LOG (Invalid change text)

Lionello Lunesu lionello.lunesu at crystalinter.remove.com
Mon Jan 27 08:51:56 GMT 2003

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Hi Boyd, others,

1) Why was there a line missing in the latest version? Is this a bug in
2) Do you think there's a way to automate this check'n'fix process? Does a
repository checker/fixer exist? With the number of invalid change texts we
have now, I'd really to check them and either fix the corrupt version, or
delete the version including all the older ones.


"Boyd Meier" <bmeier at acornsys.com> wrote in message
news:mailman.11.1043422408.22290.cvsnt at cvsnt.org...
> One thing that you might want to try is the following:
> 1) Copy the *,v file in question out of the repository to a local
> 2) Use rcs co to try to check out the version in question from the *,v
> The rcs tool *may* give you specific information about the problem with
> change text.  In my case it said that the change marker specified a line
> past the end of the file.  When I actually edited the ,v file, I found
> the latest version checked in was missing a blank line at the end of the
> file, when I added that in, the file worked properly.  I hate editing the
> repository directly, but that is the only way to fix this.
> Boyd

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