[cvsnt] RCS format question

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Tue Dec 16 11:38:22 GMT 2008

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> I tried first yesterday to use a native cvsnt repository with 
> bonsai and I
> got the following message:
> Unexpected parsing error in RCS file .
> Expected token: date, but saw: text
> Before starting any investigation I would know if the RCS format is
> different in native repositories, respect to the cvs 1.11 (it 
> worked on a
> cvs 1.11 repository).

Yes - there was a recent thread about this - but I think it was on

The short answer is that you should use the RCS programs that ship in
the CVSNT client installer (I think you need to do custom install to get
them) - they parse a CVSNT RCS file correctly.  



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