[cvsnt] -kB option problematic?

Daniel Lapolla ldlapolla at yahoo.com
Sat Aug 19 17:13:01 BST 2006

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Stumbled on the same problem once, after deleting the head revision of a 
-kb file. (The file was added as -kb and all revisions were -kb).

The server was and client was



Tony Hoyle wrote:
> Gerhard Fiedler wrote:
>> What I found surprising is that it doesn't work but is allowed. 
>> Shouldn't a
>> command that doesn't work (like deleting a revision that changes the
>> storage type) be caught and rejected?
> The admin -o code predates the existence of storage types..  probably 
> even expansion options (back in history - when we were still tracking 
> cvs 1.11 - it didn't work with binary files at all... corrupted them 
> every time).
> It's such a rare occurrence it's really not worth spending any time on 
> (well there isn't the time to spend on it.. there are only 7 days in a 
> week, and a long list of things to do) - in 5 years you're the first one 
> to have even noticed, and I've known about the potential issue for 3 of 
> those..
> Tony

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