[cvsnt] Re: Unknown escape character '\P' ignored

Greg Norris gnorris at challenger.com.au
Thu Jun 2 00:10:27 BST 2005

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 Thank you Glen that was it.  
- I expected it was something simple.

A big thanks to all who make CVSNT and wincvs the great tools they are.

-----Original Message-----
From: Glen Starrett [mailto:grstarrett at cox.net] 
Sent: Wednesday, 1 June 2005 3:59 PM
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Subject: [cvsnt] Re: Unknown escape character '\P' ignored

Greg Norris wrote:
> I recently installed Wincvs (build2)  and the new version of 
> cvsnt along with it. It all works fine except..We now get the 
> following when commiting or tagging a file..
> cvs -z9 tag -- PATCH_770 dbo.rep_int_poll_afile.PRC (in directory 
> C:\Documents and Settings\me\My
> Documents\patches_1\ReportGateway\Procs\)
> Unknown escape character '\P' ignored.
> Unknown escape character '\C' ignored.
> Unknown escape character '\C' ignored.
> Script execution failed

Your *info scripts (in CVSROOT within your repository) aren't using the
'new' required escaping method.  You need to either replace \ with / (as
in paths c:/foo/bar/blah) or with \\ (c:\\foo\\bar\\blah).

Glen Starrett

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