[cvsnt] Tag operation aborts with %b in argument list

feymard at stago.fr feymard at stago.fr
Wed Jun 14 10:37:33 BST 2006

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Excuse me for the thread, it's just for me a next step...

Server side: win2000 running a (tested with a 2003 and too)
Client side: WinXP using TortoiseCVS with cvs

taginfo: ALL c:/python24/python.exe d:/tag-limit.py $USER $CVSROOT %o %t %b

Best regards,
Franck-Sébastien Eymard

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On Tue, 13 Jun 2006 19:34:12 +0200, feymard at stago.fr wrote:

>Bug or feature? I want to make a difference between tag and rtag.
>For that, I try to use the %b option of taginfo, like this:
>ALL c:/python24/python.exe d:/tag-limit.py $USER $CVSROOT %o %t %b
>When I dont' use %b, this works fine. But, if I add %b, cvs falls :
>[tag aborted]: reading from server: error -1 (after a long wait and an
>error server side)
>The script doesn't use this fith argument: the problem can't be in it.
>How can I know if the tag is a 'tag' or a 'rtag'?
>Best regards,

PLEASE, PLEASE do not start a new thread by hijacking an old thread
like this by changing the subject only partially!
This question has nothing whatever to do with tag priviliges...

Why could you not have used a subject like:
"Tag operation aborts with %b in argument list"

the %b argument is supposed to supply the 'type' of tag operation, but
unfortunately the CVSNT documentation does not list what is supposed
to be transferred. I tseted with %b %o andthe result after a tag
operation (add) is %b = N and %o = add

But as you probably note the tag operation does not fail at all for
me! You have to supply the CVSNT versions used on the server and
client (including the build number).


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