[cvsnt] "history" command returns -1

Nicolas Gavard ng at viragegroup.com
Wed Jan 30 13:23:25 GMT 2008

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Hi all,

I have a strange issue with the « history » command with cvsnt.
If I try the simple command:

cvs history

It works fine but if I add the –D option then, after a while, I got an error:

cvs history -D "3 days ago" 
cvs [history aborted]: reading from server: error -1

and also with the –c option

cvs history -c
cvs [history aborted]: end of file from server (consult above messages if any)

It happens both with wincvs on a remote computer and with cvs.exe on the local server (hosting cvsnt).
We are using CVSNT 2.5.03(scorpio) build 2382 on windows server 2003.

I can't find any log on the server but in the temp dir I found an empty dir with a name starting with "cvs-env" and also an empty file (O ko)
With a name like cvsnt.**********-small.dmp.

I haven't found any help on the web and google wasn't my friend, it didn't give me any answer ☺ …

Thanks for any help,


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