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Re: Windows CVS 1.12.12.1 Latest + Patch - "version" Command Hangs


From: Derek Price
Subject: Re: Windows CVS 1.12.12.1 Latest + Patch - "version" Command Hangs
Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2005 10:32:40 -0400
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Conrad T. Pino wrote:

>>From: Derek Price [mailto:address@hidden
>>
>>    
>>
>>>What does "buffer" mean in this context?
>>>      
>>>
>>All CVS client/server communication is done through a series of
>>"buffers", defined with an abstract API in buffer.[ch].  Individual
>>buffer types need to be declared with the fd_buffer_initialize,
>>socket_buffer_initialize, compress_buffer_initialize, etc. functions,
>>but they may then be chained and accessed through only the topmost
>>buffer in the chain via the generic API set up in buffer.[ch].
>>    
>>
>
>Which is the correction function to call for :ext: initialization?
>  
>

I believe make_bufs_from_fd makes the lowest level to and from buffers
based on the file decriptors returned from the pipe.  If you have
compression enabled, more buffers could later be added to the chain on
top of that.

Regards,

Derek

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Derek R. Price
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