[cvsnt] Problem with post-commit update script off wiki

Glen Starrett grstarrett at cox.net
Wed Nov 5 19:23:35 GMT 2003

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> When i commit something the post-commit-copy log gets updated 
> so I know the
> script is running.  However, the local copy of the files 
> isn't updated.
> It's as if the perl script is run and thinks everything is ok 
> but never
> actually executes the cvs update.
> The weird thing is if I run the perl script manually through 
> command line,
> then it runs fine and it updates the local copy of the files 
> as it should.

Have you checked the path?  If cvs is in the path for your user environment
but not system, that could explain it.  Do you get any return value / error
level from the CMD call in perl?

Hope this helps.


Glen Starrett

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