[cvsnt] FW: import statement just hangs

siegfried siegfried at heintze.com
Tue May 27 04:49:52 BST 2008

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OK, I just upgraded both client and server to 2.5.04 and it still hangs.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: siegfried [mailto:siegfried at heintze.com] 
>Sent: Monday, May 26, 2008 8:27 PM
>To: 'Arthur Barrett'
>Subject: RE: [cvsnt] import statement just hangs
>I just updated to 2.5.03 because that was the default. Is that recent
>It still hangs! I'm trying 2.5.04 presently. Do I install both the server
suite and the client suite? I guess so -- all the work is on one box.
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Arthur Barrett [mailto:arthur.barrett at march-hare.com] 
>>Sent: Monday, May 26, 2008 5:04 PM
>>To: siegfried; cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook
>>Subject: RE: [cvsnt] import statement just hangs
>>> I've been checking out and checking in code to existing 
>>> repositories and
>>> cvsnt v2.5.02 has been working fine. However, the following 
>>> statement just
>>> hangs:
>>> cvs -d :pserver:siegfried:topsecret at CVS_WXS/CVSNT/WXS import 
>>> -Cd . root
>>> trunk
>>Upgrade to the RC of 2.5.04 available on the www.cvsnt.org/wiki web
>>site.  IF the problem still occurs in that release we can ask some more
>>questions and look into it.  2.5.02 is quite old now.
>>> Incidently, when I do cvs --help import I see the second 
>>> parameter is vendor
>>> tag. What is the vendor tag? 
>>> And what is the release tag? I think the release tag shows up 
>>> when you do a
>>> branch.
>>The 'import' command is for creating 'vendor branches' it is not
>>actually an import at all.  In 2.5.03 we tried to generalise it a little
>>and removed the requirement for 'release tag' and 'vendor tag' but the
>>history of the command is the same - it's not designed to import, it's
>>designed to create a vendor branch.

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