[cvsnt] Re: RC4 glitches or features...?

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Mon Aug 15 08:14:04 BST 2005

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Oliver Giesen wrote:
> I just did a few ordinary client tests (i.e. checkouts and updates from
> a few remote repositories) with the unofficial(?) CVSNT
> (RC4) and it seems that after each command I tried so far, my desktop
> firewall is alerting me that cvs.exe is attempting to contact an
> external server on port 80. The server it has been trying to contact so
> far was (*.reverse.theplanet.com). Surely this is not
> intentional?

The only reason this could happen is to send crashdumps to cvsnt.org. 
If it's crashing it would be good to know why.

> Furthermore, a regular update (no -d option) on the CVSNT repository,
> got me the complete module though I was far from wanting all that...
> (or is there an "up -d" in the server's cvsrc?)

Yes.. I prefer having -d the default.

> Another strange thing upon getting stuff from the CVSNT repository was
> that WinCvs is now showing me strange sticky directory tags like ":1.2"
> and "CVSNT_2_5_02_2057:1.1". Are these just symptoms of the new
> directory versioning support?

That's been there since 2.0.58ish..  it's actually what I'd consider the 
old directory versioning support.. the new one is a different scheme.


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