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Re: WinCVS reports unmodified files are modified

From: Michael Lukaschek
Subject: Re: WinCVS reports unmodified files are modified
Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2001 08:52:48 +0200

Is this an "expected" behaviour?
I recognized this phenomenon too. But I didn't think of old entries in the
Can those old entries be the reason for that behaviour???
On which event will the "modified" flag in wincvs be created?
Touch, save, sync with repository...? Is there a "log"-file?


Dipl.-Math. Michael Lukaschek, Software Development
Interzart AG 3D Commerce / Dimension 3D-Systems GmbH
Phone:  +49-511 390884-0          Fax: +49-511 390884-10

"Deever, Chris C." schrieb:

> As a follow-up - I solved the problem by deleting the WinCVS branch in the
> Windows Registry.  There were some obsolete settings that the original
> uninstall did not remove.  After deleting the WinCVS settings from the
> registry and restarting Windows - WinCVS was back to normal.
> Chris
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Deever, Chris C.
> Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2001 11:47 AM
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: WinCVS reports unmodified files are modified
> I've run into a problem with WinCVS which I wonder if anyone else has seen
> and had to deal with.
> When I check out a fresh copy of the source module, various files are
> reported by WinCVS as being modified, even though they are not.  This is
> occurring in WinCVS 1.2 and in WinCVS 1.1 beta 15.
> Does anyone know how WinCVS determines that a local file is modified?  It
> must be doing some sort of comparison with the repository server - or maybe
> there is some sort of cached file on the Windows side that holds a log of
> touched files which is maybe out of sync -  but currently all diffs report
> that there are no changes between my working copy of the files and the
> repository.
> Any ideas,
> TIA,
> Chris
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