[cvsnt] Re: How can CVS lose a file

Matt Schuckmann matthew_schuckmann at amat.com
Wed Aug 3 23:16:31 BST 2005

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Ok I figured it out, I wasn't switching to the E drive before changing
directories and performing the update so the working directory
definately what I thought it was. It is interesting that it gave this rather
unreleated error.

Thanks for the suggestions and help
Matt S.

"Matt Schuckmann" <matthew_schuckmann at amat.com> wrote in message
news:dcr74v$fnk$1 at paris.nodomain.org...
> I tried disabling our McAfee virus scan and it didn't help.
> I did just notice that if I do the commit localy on the server the update
> the postcommand scripts works fine but if I do it from my system via sspi
> doesn't work.
> I wonder if this another permissions thing.
> What's frustrating is I swear this was working just 1 month ago when I was
> posting to this group about problems with xcopy in postcommand scripts. At
> that time I was at version 2.5.01 (Travis) Build 1990 now I'm at 2.5.01
> (Travis) Build 2025.
> Below is some sample output from performing the commit from my system.
> is interesting is postcommand update appears to be trying to update all
> files in the module even though only one was changed and it's the one that
> was changed that fails (or is lost). Futhermore if I were to issue another
> commit for a different file in the module (say index.htm) it would
> about the second file being lost and not the first, then if I go to the
> server and do a status in that directory it would show both files as out
> date, and if I perform an update on the server both files will be update
> without complaint and the third file is never mentioned (as you would
> expect).
> Thanks
> Matt S.
> C:\builds\sw_web>cvs ci -f -m" " sw_web.css
> Checking in sw_web.css;
> /CVSRepo/sw_web/sw_web.css,v  <--  sw_web.css
> new revision: 1.13; previous revision: 1.12
> done
> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\cvs-serv568>if NOT "commit" == "commit" goto end
> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\cvs-serv568>cd e:\DATA\sw_web
> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\cvs-serv568>c:\progra~1\cvsnt\cvs.exe up
> cvs.exe update: Updating .
> cvs.exe update: warning: sw_web.css was lost
> U cvs_setup.htm
> U index.htm
> U sw_web.css
> C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\cvs-serv568>if NOT "update" == "commit" goto end
> "Tony Hoyle" <tony.hoyle at march-hare.com> wrote in message
> news:dcr5tf$f1b$1 at paris.nodomain.org...
> > Matt Schuckmann wrote:
> > > But I didn't delete the file, it's still there.
> > >
> > The only other problem may be AV removing the file to scan it.. I've
> > seen that before (think it was Norton that did that).
> >
> > It's best not to have AV running on the cvsnt server... causes too many
> > problems.
> >
> > Tony

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