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Re: Cannot use taginfo file

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Cannot use taginfo file
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2002 11:42:05 -0500 (EST)

Zinger writes:
> I tried to put into taginfo this line : (PS : This command is also stored
> into loginfo and comit. and that's work for these files)
> ALL  (echo "To: address@hidden"; echo "Subject: tag created"; echo; cat) |
> /usr/lib/sendmail -t
> When i try to create a tag, i receive this message :
> cvs server: cannot exec (echo: No such file or directory
> cvs server: Pre-tag check failed
> cvs [server aborted]: correct the above errors first!

You need to put that into a script and just put the name/path of the
script in the taginfo file.  Most of the administrative files are
processed with a very simple parser that doesn't even understand quoted
strings, let alone built-in shell operators like parentheses and pipes.

-Larry Jones

I suppose if I had two X chromosomes, I'd feel hostile too. -- Calvin

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