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Re: Major change in conflict handling between 1.12.9 and 1.12.13?


From: Steve McIntyre
Subject: Re: Major change in conflict handling between 1.12.9 and 1.12.13?
Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2006 16:35:54 +0100
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On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 12:05:03AM -0400, Jim Hyslop wrote:
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>Jim Hyslop wrote:
>> Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> 
>>>>All my tests have been against another i386 Debian machine running
>>>>sarge and the standard Debian package of cvs, version 1.12.9. I'm
>>>>using ssh as a transport.
>> 
>> 
>> Hmmm... you're using ssh, others have reported problems with pserver.
>> Just a sec...
>> 
>> Bingo - I can reproduce the problem using pserver. It seems to be a
>> problem only with remote repositories. Now that I can reproduce it, I
>> should be able to track it down.
>
>OK, I've tracked it down to client.c, in send_fileproc. 1.11.20 (which
>works properly) has this code to test if the file has been modified:
>
>    else if (vers->ts_rcs == NULL
>            || args->force
>            || strcmp (vers->ts_user, vers->ts_rcs) != 0)
>
>
>and 1.11.21 has changed the test to this:
>
>    else if (vers->ts_rcs == NULL
>            || args->force
>            || strcmp (vers->ts_conflict
>                       ? vers->ts_conflict : vers->ts_rcs, vers->ts_user)
>            || (vers->ts_conflict && !strcmp (cvs_cmd_name, "diff")))
>    {
>
>This change was introduced in rev 1.318.4.29, and the log entry says:
>* client.c (send_fileproc): Don't send contents for files known to have
>conflicts unless this is for `cvs diff'.
>
>Problem is, with the "Update" command, if it's not modified and it's not
>conflicting, it must be up-to-date.
>
>That's the only change for 1.318.4.29 (tagged revision for 1.11.21), so
>I would suggest we back that change out.

Just to confirm - this fixes my problem. Thanks for the quick work, Jim!

-- 
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                address@hidden
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 the desk so he can get a better aim."          [ seen in ucam.chat ]

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