RE: cvs abusing stderr?

2005-04-28 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Harald Dunkel wrote: Any special reason why cvs prints a list of cvs server: Updating modulename on stderr instead of stdout? This is surely just a log message, which is supposed to be printed on stdout. On a huge project the _real_ error messages are hidden between all the

RE: Patch for making CommitID configurable

2005-04-27 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Peter Backes wrote: [a lot of stuff] Just see TeX. Without doubt, and you will surely agree, one of the best programs, perhaps the best program, ever written. I've used it. Can't stand it. I don't have the time, nor the patience, to learn all the arcane commands you need to know in order to

RE: Patch for making CommitID configurable

2005-04-26 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Peter Backes wrote: Just think about what *is* the big advantage of CVS besides working on RCS files instead of a strange ever-changing file format? ever-changing? I think you're exaggerating here. When was the last time the RCS file format changed? What's the point in having the rcsfile(5)

RE: some files are missed in importing

2005-04-19 Thread Jim.Hyslop
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (Hmmm, question: can a .cvsignore ignore .cvsignore ?) Yep. -- Jim Hyslop Senior Software Designer Leitch Technology International Inc. ( http://www.leitch.com ) Columnist, C/C++ Users Journal ( http://www.cuj.com/experts )

RE: some files are missed in importing

2005-04-18 Thread Jim.Hyslop
root wrote: when I typed this command, some important files are ignored # cvs import -ko -I ! -m source v2.2.1_final test first | grep ^I /root/log # cat log I netsnmp/sedscript I netsnmp/net-snmp-config I netsnmp/config.status I netsnmp/net-snmp-config-x I netsnmp/configure-summary

RE: some files are missed in importing

2005-04-18 Thread Jim.Hyslop
root wrote: When I typed this command, some important files are missed. This is not a chat group, it is an email list. You must allow a minimum of 24 hours for your message to reach others, and for them to respond. -- Jim Hyslop Senior Software Designer Leitch Technology International Inc. (

RE: no password after user change?

2005-04-14 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Wenslauw wrote: Mind you, I didn't do a login before that. Then I changed the user to the right one and tried the same cvs co blaproj again. This time too without doing a login first. I was surprised to see it checks out the source for blaproj... Is this a configuration issue or a bug?

RE: cvs problem

2005-03-24 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Dionysis wrote: Recently, I experienced problems with the cvs system. Sometimes, a user commits the changes of a file or adds a file to the repository, and then another user updates his repository, but cannot see these changes. I guess this problem may have been reported again. Any ideas

RE: Patch for preserving edit on files when checking out

2005-03-22 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Darren Bowles wrote: Please find attached my CVS patch for preserving editor flag upon multiple checkouts. Or not :=) The list server strips attachments. Could you please re-submit, with the patch in the text of the message? -- Jim Hyslop Senior Software Designer Leitch Technology

RE: CVS Sources Using Automake 1.9.5.

2005-03-17 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Derek Price wrote: I've restandardized on the latest Automake version for convenience re the earlier discussion: http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-cvs/2005-03/msg00048.html. Please regenerate build files with Automake 1.9.5 before committing changes to their sources. I'm pretty green at

RE: incrementing revision numbers ... behavior?

2005-03-10 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Frank Hemer wrote: I have noticed that cvs add foo generates an initial revision number of 2.1 if there exist files in the repository that have revision numbers =2.x. Is this expected behavior? Yes, under certain conditions. See

RE: this happens sometimes

2005-03-09 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Romeo Gourgue wrote two variations on the following: Some times when I do a CVS commit, text like the following is appended to the bottom of the file that I have committed: ** date: Friday, February 18, 19105 @ 14:44 author: username Update of

RE: GNULib save-cwd.c on Windows Visual Studio 6.0

2005-03-08 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Jim Meyering wrote: Is it an option to use a more modern/POSIX-compliant development environment on Windows? I know that Cygwin now has fchdir and it looks like MKS has support for it, too. If you opt to continue using Visual Studio 6 in spite of this, it must have some important

RE: [bug-gnulib] GNULIB wait-process module.

2005-03-04 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Bruno Haible wrote: libsigsegv. Only about SIGFPE I'm not sure whether you can catch it on Windows as well. According to the MSDN, SIGFPE is one of the signals you can handle. I haven't used it myself, so I can't comment on implementation details. -- Jim Hyslop Senior Software

RE: lib/xtime.h is included twice

2005-03-04 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Derek Price wrote: I'm ok with this if you'd like to apply it, Jim. Patch has been committed on 1.11 branch and on the trunk. Since this is such a small patch, should I still update ChangeLog and NEWS? ChangeLog doesn't seem to mention build fixes very much; there are one or two mentions in

RE: lib/xtime.h is included twice

2005-03-04 Thread Jim.Hyslop
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: All changes go into ChangeLog, only significant user-visible changes go into NEWS. See the GNU coding standards for more details: http://www.gnu.org/prep/standards/ Noted. And bookmarked for future reference - thanks for that information. -- Jim Hyslop

RE: lib/xtime.h is included twice

2005-03-03 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Georg Schwarz wrote: I cannot judge this. I was just following the example given in http://cvsweb.NetBSD.org/bsdweb.cgi/src/share/misc/style?rev=H EADcontent-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup Oh, dear. Time to send NetBSD a note suggesting they change the example, if they want to remain ISO/ANSI

RE: lib/xtime.h is included twice

2005-03-03 Thread Jim.Hyslop
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear cvs developers, for cvs 1.11.19 and earlier, lib/xtime.h is included twice, which breaks compiling on IRIX 5.3. The following patch prevents this: --- lib/xtime.h.orig2005-03-01 15:53:11.0 +0100 +++ lib/xtime.h 2005-03-01 15:54:20.0

RE: lib/xtime.h is included twice

2005-03-03 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Derek Price wrote: Jim.Hyslop wrote: | [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | | Dear cvs developers, | | for cvs 1.11.19 and earlier, lib/xtime.h is included twice, which | breaks compiling on IRIX 5.3. The following patch prevents this: | | --- lib/xtime.h.orig2005-03-01 15:53:11.0

RE: Changing passwords for CVS Users (pserver protocol)

2005-02-22 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Derek Price wrote: The patch does what you said it would on stable, but something else is wrong on feature. The new watch6-2 test fails - basically, the previous watch add appears to be failing without reporting the error. I've attached a revised patch, with the failing tests (which,

RE: Changing passwords for CVS Users (pserver protocol)

2005-02-13 Thread Jim.Hyslop
Guus Leeuw jr. wrote: Guess the dev mailing list is not really frequented, and also monitored? Does seem that way, doesn't it? Nobody's responded to my messages about the default watch attributes. I know many people monitor this list via gmane's NNTP interface - maybe there's a problem with

RE: Problems with cvs watch add and directories

2005-02-10 Thread Jim.Hyslop
I wrote: OK, my understanding is, if you issue: cvs watch add [dirname] (where [dirname] specifies a directory) then, if any subdirectories are added to [dirname], you will automatically get a watch for that new directory. Right, I finally figured it out. If you say: cvs watch add

Problems with cvs watch add and directories

2005-02-09 Thread Jim.Hyslop
OK, my understanding is, if you issue: cvs watch add [dirname] (where [dirname] specifies a directory) then, if any subdirectories are added to [dirname], you will automatically get a watch for that new directory. However, CVS doesn't seem to be doing this. I've tried using version 1.11.9 and