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Re: fix for coredump on files without ,v


From: Paul Edwards
Subject: Re: fix for coredump on files without ,v
Date: Tue, 04 Nov 2003 10:23:40 GMT

"Derek Robert Price" <address@hidden> wrote in message news:address@hidden
> |This occurs on systems that are configured to not use ",v" as
> |an extension.  ie DOS!!!   :-)
>
> Is this dependant on a previous one of your patches?

Nope.

> CVS on both the
> stable and feature branches isn't set up for any RCSEXT other than ",v".

What do you mean "set up"?  The reason RSCEXT is
#defined is so that it can be changed depending on the
system.  On DOS, ",v" is unacceptable.  Anyone who
#defines it will get a coredump.  I got a coredump on
my system.  Code that coredumps when you change
system is not portable code.  Code that relies on filenames
being able to support ",v" is not portable code.

BFN.  Paul.




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