[cvsnt] Re: checksum failure after patch???

Flávio Etrusco flavio.etrusco at gmail.com
Wed May 31 00:07:03 BST 2006

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I guess it's the -A flag that's causing the problem. I remember having
some problems like this...


On 5/29/06, Victor A. Wagner Jr. <vawjr at rudbek.com> wrote:
> At 09:45 2006-05-29, Glen Starrett wrote:
> >Victor A. Wagner Jr. wrote:
> >>Tony, I can _guarantee_ that it leave the file in such a state,
> >>that if one does another update, the same error occurs.  deleting
> >>the file, of course, causes an update, an no further
> >>problems.  This is happening with a server that is NOT cvsnt
> >>(source forge, actually) and it's does cause some problems in an
> >>automated regression test I run on one of the projects
> >>(boost).  The next time it happens, I'll try to zip up all the
> >>relevant files and send them to you.
> >
> >That would be helpful, maybe CC me too and I'll see if I can repro
> >it as well.  I have used CVSNT client against SF for a number of
> >years and it has always acted as Tony describes -- the 2nd pass get the files.
> >
> >What are the update options you're using?  I typically just do a
> >fairly generic "cvs -q -z3 up -d" against the SF repository I update
> >-- when you have the problem does removing an option or two cause
> >the 2nd pass to be triggered normally?
> this is what the log says....
> # Executing CVS command "cvs
> -d:ssh:vawjr at boost.cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/boost -z9 update -dPA
> -r RC_1_34_0"
> when I get the error it generally shows something like....checksum
> failed.....reloading
> but the script will try the cvs command up to 5 times it if gets a
> non RESULT_OK from cvs, and it repeats the checksum error message
> each time.  have an copy of the log, but cvsnt begins failing to
> update my local repository when the repository file gets too big. but
> I'll scan and see if I can find one
> >--
> >Glen Starrett
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