[cvsnt] Re: Update problems - file XXX was lost

Richard Wirth r.wirth at wirthware.de
Tue Jul 13 15:38:03 BST 2004

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Hello Tony,

Tuesday, July 13, 2004, 3:54:06 PM, you wrote:

TH> On Tue, 13 Jul 2004 08:50:26 -0400, "Chuck Kirschman"
TH> <Chuck.Kirschman at bentley.com> wrote:

>>In addition to the problem below (I haven't seen any response, so I
>>assume it's a known bug), I'm also seeing a similar problem on update.
>>If I commit or modify a file while updating, suddenly it stops knowing
>>that a file is Modified and instead decides that they are all Lost.
>>None of these "lost" files are modified on the server, only in my local
>>sandbox.  It seems as if a change to the sandbox makes the cvsNT client
>>lose it's way somehow.  Is there anything I can do to help debug these
>>problems?  The responses are quite confusing to the users.

TH> The 'was lost' is coming from the server.  The move away is just the
TH> client trying to make sense of the incorrect information it's being
TH> fed by the server.

TH> The client is behaving correctly in this case.  As others are not
TH> having this problem I suspect you're using a patched server??  

I observed the same problem on my solaris test system using 2.0.47 as
client against sourceforge server and cvsnt.org. But it was
intermitant, always a second try passed without error messages. And I
had no time to investigate :-(

Best regards,
 Richard                            mailto:r.wirth at wirthware.de

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