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> From: Prabhakar, Paul Prem Sagar [mailto:p-paul.prem-sagar at hp.com] > Sent: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 12:49 PM > To: Mark.Risman at mlb.com; Rick Genter > Cc: cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook > Subject: RE: [cvsnt] linefeed expected: got 13 > > Mark / Rick, > > I am confused over Rick's mail. > > This is what I have done... > > 1) tar the cvs_root on the unix server > 2) Copy the tar on to the windows cvs server > 3) extract the tar Assuming that neither copying the tar, nor "extract the tar" performed any kind of newline conversion on the files (some Windows-based archive managers will do that), this should be fine. > 4) Try to access the repository on the windows cvs server. Its fine. > 5) Even if I check out the module. Its fine. > 6) but the problem arises when I check out based on a tag. I get the > following error > > cvs [server aborted]: linefeed expected in > E:/gsscvs/gss_final/ONSITEDEV/gmac-gdp.js_dealer,v (got 13) This implies that your repository is corrupted. Without more information I assume that the Windows-based archive manager that you used to "extract the tar" performed newline conversion, which has corrupted your repository. Go back to the original tar and re-extract it, making sure that no newline conversion is performed. > 7) So did a dos2unix on all the files on the windows server and then > tried to check out based on a tag. This corrupted your repository on the Windows server and it is now worthless. -- Rick Genter Principal Software Engineer Silverlink Communications rgenter at silverlink.com www.silverlink.com Office (781) 583-7145 Mobile (408) 398-7006 This e-mail, including attachments, may include confidential and/or proprietary information, and may only be used by the person or entity to which it is addressed. If the reader of this e-mail is not the intended recipient or his or her authorized agent, the reader is hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this e-mail is prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender by replying to this message and delete this e-mail immediately