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Re: Assertion failed at setting branch tag using rtag

From: chaessig
Subject: Re: Assertion failed at setting branch tag using rtag
Date: Fri, 18 May 2001 09:15:34 +0100

Yes, you're right : my repository is a symlink !
Thanks a lot for your help.


David Zaroski wrote:

> On Thu, 17 May 2001, chaessig wrote:
> c>Oups, I forgot to give the CVS version : I'm using the last version
> c>(1.11.1p1).
> c>> Actually, I got this assertion error twice.
> c>>
> c>> I reproduce this behavior using the :local: connection protocol.
> c>>
> c>> But when I do a checkout of the IHM module, put the same tag in this
> c>> module using the tag command, and then update -r R1, it works !
> c>> The commands run are :
> c>> cvs -d <repository> checkout IHM
> c>> cd IHM
> c>> cvs -d <repository> tag -b R1
> c>> cvs -d <repository> update -r R1
> I have seen this as well, but only when accessing a <repository> that is
> actually a symlink. For instance if you have:
>         /cvsroot -> /foo/cvs
> If you do the above commands like this (for the above):
>         cvs -d /foo/cvs rtag -b R1 IHM
> You will not get the assertion error. I believe this error will occur for
> all the direct accesses (rtag, rlog, rannotate) of a repository *if* the
> <repository> is a symlink.
> BTW, don't confuse 'tag' and 'rtag', 'rtag' operates directly on the 
> repository
> where as 'tag' works on your working dir and the repository.
> .....Dave

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