[cvsnt] cvsnt hangs when tagging many files / large directories

Markus.Gebhardt at etas.de Markus.Gebhardt at etas.de
Tue Jul 22 08:54:04 BST 2003

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I have a problem with cvsnt2.0.4; cvsnt2.0.7 shows the same effect:
cvsnt hangs when tagging many files (reproducable; for verifying I tried 
with a perl5.6 distribution-some 1500 dirs altogether, I think)
Adding & commiting the files is no problem, but when I try to tag the top 
dir (module),
cvsnt starts listing the ignored (CVS) directories starting with 
and after about 190 lines of output (i.e. ignored CVS dirs) cvsnt just 
I'm using a W2000 client and W2000 server, this effect shows with 2.0.4 
and also with 2.0.7 on both client and server side.
Also tried it with cvsnt 2.0.4 on a Linux server. Finally aborting the 
tagging by ctrl-c leaves a cvs zombie process there.

Can anyone use tagging (recursively) on really big directories without 

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