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Re: Help! I'm having commit problems with CVS 1.11

From: Mike Castle
Subject: Re: Help! I'm having commit problems with CVS 1.11
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2000 08:29:06 -0500
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On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 01:40:51PM +0100, Nicholas Pavey wrote:
> The file VI wants to write to is :
> /tmp/cvsAAAa001br" 9 lines, 245 characters

Once in vi, go to another window, and to an ls -l on the file being

Make and save some changes using just :w

Do ls -l again, make sure the file date/time stamp and file size has

:q in vi

See if you still get the message.

(Ie, try to track down that nothing funny is going on with the system and
try to see if it's a bug in cvs.  If it still fails, may have to run cvs
under a debugger, or with added printf statements I would think).

> The CVS operation seems to work fine, and I'm able to look at the log file of
> differences, but I'd really like to be able to put more descriptive log
> messages in than is possible using -m "<message>".

As a temp solution, you can do

cvs commit -m "Line 1 blah blah blah <enter>
Line 2 blah blah blah <enter>
Line 3 blah blah blah" file1 file2 file3

       Mike Castle       Life is like a clock:  You can work constantly
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