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[Bug-cssc] [bug #57240] new error handling causes non-zero exit statuses
Greg A. Woods
[Bug-cssc] [bug #57240] new error handling causes non-zero exit statuses even for warnings
Sat, 16 Nov 2019 14:44:44 -0500 (EST)
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Follow-up Comment #1, bug #57240 (project cssc):
I suspect the difference might be in when or how the 'i' flag is enforced.
Heirloom SCCS gives a solid error when trying to extract a version which does
not have ID keywords, as does CSSC.
However CSSC seems to do so for any version.
The older version 1.4.0 was giving spurious (about 1-5% of runs) errors, but
for failing to unlink the file "-" (which "get -p" probably shouldn't have
created in the first place.
I really don't understand, and never did, why "get" enforces the 'i' flag.
The flag can be added to a file after many non-conforming revisions are
already present, and from that point forward those old revisions are
irretrievable. I can find no rational whatsoever anywhere for this behaviour,
and never could.
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