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Re: cvs history sends incorrect data

From: cvs
Subject: Re: cvs history sends incorrect data
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2004 16:20:23 +0200
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But why this problem only occurs in the history command? Everything else works well. Even with CVSNT the history command works well.

Best regards,
Thomas Singer

Larry Jones wrote:

Thomas Singer writes:

But much more weird it is, that this problem only seems to occur, when I use SSH to communicate with the server. With local access this problem does not happen. But it could not be a problem with the SSH client or server, because everything else works fine and the 'ok' reponse also is sent correctly.

Ah, that rings a bell.  There's a problem where SSH puts some of its
file descriptors into non-blocking mode, which CVS doesn't expect.  If
CVS then writes data faster than the receiver reads it, stuff gets lost.
See this thread for all the gory details and possible work-arounds:


-Larry Jones

What a waste to be going to school on a morning like this. -- Calvin

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