Fw: [cvsnt] Re: CVSNT incompatibility with older servers

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Thu Oct 13 00:16:44 BST 2005

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On Wed, 12 Oct 2005 22:13:12 +0100, Tony Hoyle
<tony.hoyle at march-hare.com> wrote:

>Bo Berglund wrote:
>> I did once (in 2003 according to the cvs annotations on the source
>> lines that do the detection work) check up on exactly what CVSNT sends
>> as the arguments with %{sVv} when a new folder is added, but I have
>> forgotten what it does now. It definitely was a problem though because
>> the argument list was different.
>Directories don't have versions, so the Vv bit is a noop (normally ends 
>up with a couple of commas at the end IIRC).
>The second argument is "- New Directory".

and that is why my CVSMailer parser gave up until I special cased new
directories. I bet his handler expects something coming in and when it
doesn't it just hangs...

(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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