[cvsnt] Re: still problems with binary delta

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Tue May 4 11:04:34 BST 2004

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On Tue, 4 May 2004 09:23:02 +0200, "Gerd" <Gerd at WinklerNet.de> wrote:

>I changed a binary delta file in my branch sandbox and checked in.(1.1 ->
>additionally a revision 1.2 exists in the Main trunk.
>Afterwards I have problems with this file:
>- the command "cvs -z9 update -p -r 1.1 FONTS.SP2 (in directory D:\MKZ\ERH\SYS\)" in my branch-sandbox hangs and I only can kill the task (cvs.exe) on the server. This effrect and other I have only with binary delta files in a branch.
>- the command "cvs -z9 update -p -r 1.1 FONTS.SP2 (in directory C:\MKZ\ERH\SYS\)" in my main-sandbox works fine.
>Whats wron with binary delta? 
>I use several binary-delta-files and am therefore disconcerted.
I'm not aware of any current problems with the binary deltas.  There
were some fixes with branching (switching between text and binary)
that went in recently, but I've never heard of it hanging.

Does this happen with all files or just a particular one?


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