[cvsnt] Re: rcsdiff -q

Matthew Heaney matthewjheaney at earthlink.net
Wed Oct 13 07:39:52 BST 2004

Community technical support mailing list was retired 2010 and replaced with a professional technical support team. For assistance please contact: Pre-sales Technical support via email to sales@march-hare.com.

"Tony Hoyle" <tmh at nodomain.org> wrote in message
news:ckhoc6$j30$1 at paris.nodomain.org...
> Matthew Heaney wrote:
> > The rcsdiff.exe in your latest distribution (cvsnt-2.0.58a) doesn't
> > support the -q switch.  This appears to be a bug.
> >
> btw. This has been unsupported since CVS 1.9 (even earlier, in fact),
> and from the comments is a lot more work than 'simply' adding a switch
> (not also that the diff output is not RCS compatible - the date format
> is GNU diff format not RCS format - ViewCVS copes with this).

As far as I know, the binary "rcsdiff" is not part of any CVS distribution.

The problem is that it is in your distribution, and your binary named
"rcsdiff" (whatever it does) breaks RCS, since RCS includes a binary also
named "rcsdiff" but that accepts a -q switch.

More information about the cvsnt mailing list
Download the latest CVSNT, TortosieCVS, WinCVS etc. for Windows 8 etc.
@CVSNT on Twitter   CVSNT on Facebook