[cvsnt] help

Kaushal.Kothari at wellsfargo.com Kaushal.Kothari at wellsfargo.com
Thu Jan 25 16:50:27 GMT 2007

Community technical support mailing list was retired 2010 and replaced with a professional technical support team. For assistance please contact: Pre-sales Technical support via email to sales@march-hare.com.


-----Original Message-----
From: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org] On Behalf Of cvsnt-request at cvsnt.org
Sent: Thursday, January 25, 2007 6:00 AM
To: cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook
Subject: cvsnt Digest, Vol 49, Issue 37

Send cvsnt mailing list submissions to
	cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook

To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit
	http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs
or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
	cvsnt-request at cvsnt.org

You can reach the person managing the list at
	cvsnt-owner at cvsnt.org

When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific
than "Re: Contents of cvsnt digest..."

Today's Topics:

   1. Re: wincvs command line vs GUI (Gabriel Genellina)
   2. Re: Just-inTime Debugger error on cvs.exe (Peter Crowther)
   3. Merge issue (Sebastien Abras)


Message: 1
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 23:11:31 -0300
From: Gabriel Genellina <gagsl-cvsnt at yahoo.com.ar>
Subject: Re: [cvsnt] wincvs command line vs GUI
To: <cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook>
Message-ID: < at yahoo.com.ar>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii; format=flowed;

At Wednesday 24/1/2007 22:47, Peter Chao wrote:

>(1)     right click on the module I want to update and select "update
>selection" from the menu
>(2)     next I check the "create missing directories that exist in the
>(3)     finally click "OK" and off it goes.
>The task I am trying to accomplished is : I need to write a simple perl
>program to automate this task. So I guess I will need to figure out the
>command from command line that is equal to the above action.
>I read a book about cvs, and learn I need to do "CVS update -p - d", can any
>one shed some light on this. Any information will be greatly appreciated.

I think you mean "cvs update -P -d"
Try "cvs --help update" to see the available options.
It's been a while since I used WinCVS, but I think it shows the exact 
command line it's executing (or perhaps it's hidden and you can turn 
it on). This should give you an idea of what your perl script should do.

Gabriel Genellina
Softlab SRL 


Preguntá. Respondé. Descubrí. 
Todo lo que querías saber, y lo que ni imaginabas, 
está en Yahoo! Respuestas (Beta). 
¡Probalo ya! 


Message: 2
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 09:27:05 -0000
From: "Peter Crowther" <Peter.Crowther at melandra.com>
Subject: Re: [cvsnt] Just-inTime Debugger error on cvs.exe
To: "Tony Hoyle" <tony.hoyle at march-hare.com>,	<cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook>
	<DDBBD1E00935D144AB9563D57EF98D624EF0A9 at raccoon.melandra.net>
Content-Type: text/plain;	charset="us-ascii"

> From: Tony Hoyle
> I don't think the new windows error reporting system does anything 
> except send to microsoft.. at least I've never seen it do 
> anything else 
> and there's no documentation I've seen that says much about 
> it (least of all how to redirect it).

Correct.  If Microsoft get a reasonable number of errors reported for
the same product, they do at least appear to play hunt-the-vendor to
pass on the information - but I don't know whether there's a fee payable
to Microsoft for this, or whether one can pre-emptively register to
receive information for one's own product.

		- Peter


Message: 3
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 11:03:28 +0100
From: Sebastien Abras <sabdev at ibelgique.com>
Subject: [cvsnt] Merge issue
To: cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook
Message-ID: <ep9v9c$pef$1 at paris.nodomain.org>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed

Hi all,

Since upgrading our CVSNT server to (we used 2.0.58d until 
now) we experience several merge issue.

One of them is merging from a branch to the trunk. It happened twice 
that the content of the branch was not entirely merged in the trunk.

Another one that happened today is when a user updated its modified 
local copy (merging then changes from another user) :

USER_A start modifying

USER_B made some changes and commited them up to

So the tree is :


with USER_A working on

Changes from USER_A and USER_B do not overlap so we don't expect to have 
any conflict.

When USER_A updated, CVS told him he was merging changes from USER_B but 
in fact, it was not, every changes USER_B made were discarded 
(unfortunatly we discovered it after the merged file was commited)

Of course, trying to reproduce the error by rebuilding the file 
"hierarchy" in another module failed. Everything work then as expected.

So my questions are :

Am I the only one facing these kind of issues ?
Can it be my setup ? (server is, clients are 
through WinCVS)
Can I give you anything to help you solving this ?
Who is making the merge ? the server or the client ? Is it internal 
procedure or does it rely on third party merger ?
Is it safe to go back to server 2.0.58d from

These incident really hurts now because some new developers are pushing 
for going to perforce. Of course these 3 issues do not speak in favor of 
  CVSNT though we are using it for 4 years now without any incident 
until recently (which I associate with the upgrade to, but 
this might be pure coincidence).

thanks for your great work and the help,



cvsnt mailing list
cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook
http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs

End of cvsnt Digest, Vol 49, Issue 37

More information about the cvsnt mailing list
Download the latest CVSNT, TortosieCVS, WinCVS etc. for Windows 8 etc.
@CVSNT on Twitter   CVSNT on Facebook