[cvsnt] Incorrect variable expansion in administrative files

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-cvsnt at yahoo.com.ar
Sat Sep 12 08:55:00 BST 2009

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Using this postcommand file (tested on Windows XP):

ALL cmd /c echo ${CVSROOT}12345

after executing any command the output is:


Expected output:


Looks like variable expansion "eats" the first character from the  
remaining text. The same happens with any other variable ${USER},  

> cvs version
Client: Concurrent Versions System (CVSNT) 2.5.03 (Scorpio) Build 2382  
Server: Concurrent Versions System (CVSNT) 2.5.04 (Zen) Build 3510 ()  

Gabriel Genellina

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