[cvsnt] Re: Problem with xcopy in postcommand scirpt

Matt Schuckmann matthew_schuckmann at amat.com
Tue Jun 14 19:48:30 BST 2005

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Interesting, guess I'll have to use some other deep copy mechanism unless
there is some easy way to make CVS provide a valid stdin handle.

Thanks, for the info that was really bothering me.

Matt S.

"Glen Starrett" <grstarrett at cox.net> wrote in message
news:d8n5j3$feb$1 at paris.nodomain.org...
> Tony Hoyle wrote:
> >> And amazingly, if I use the copy command instead of xcopy then the
> >> files do get copied when run from postcommand!
> >>
> > Wierd...
> >
> > Maybe xcopy is checking its terminal status or something..
> YES!!  That's it -- I remembered something from before about that, but
> not related to CVSNT.
> A quick Google refers me to a blog entry mentioning how XCOPY checks for
> STDIN to be present or it "just doesn't run" (at the end of the post).
> http://blogs.msdn.com/khen1234/archive/2005/4/25.aspx
> -- 
> Glen Starrett

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