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Win32 build error: your apparent username (name) is unknown to this syst
Win32 build error: your apparent username (name) is unknown to this system
Fri, 25 Oct 2002 07:59:34 -0700
Version: 1.11.2, running on Windows 2000.
Error message received when running cvs commit:
CVS.EXE [commit aborted]: your apparent username (username) is unknown to
There was apparently an error in the CVS 1.11.2 build for Win32.
This error message is contained in src/commit.c, inside a #ifdef CVS_BADROOT
In windows-NT/options.h, we find #undef CVS_BADROOT. So, this error message
should never occur in the NT version.
I have rebuilt the code using VC6, with no modifications except that I
copied getpagesize.h from grep 2.24, since getpagesize is expected (but not
included) in the CVS distribution (I didn't spend any time researching this,
but I have at least three versions of getpagesize.h, all included with
various versions of GNU stuff, all with different dates and sizes - I don't
know anything about the status or validity of the getpagesize.h file I
The error occurs with the distributed 1.11.2 exe, but not with the exe I
built from the sources.
A quick check with strings.exe shows that the distributed exe contains the
error message, but the one I built does not.
-- Mike --
- Win32 build error: your apparent username (name) is unknown to this system,
Mike Palmer <=