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Re: backwards compatibility problem with .cvspass?

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: backwards compatibility problem with .cvspass?
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 11:11:40 -0500

"Derek R. Price" wrote:

> Karl Fogel wrote:
> >    cvs update: used empty password; try "cvs login" with a real password
> >
> > for every different repository they use, simply because we weren't
> > willing to assume 2401 as a default port number... even though for
> > virtually all of the users, that assumption would have been correct?
> Okay.  I see your point.  Sorry.  I think I even have most of the code lying
> around since that was how I designed it in the first place, so the change 
> should
> be in soon.  It takes a little longer to run, but there aren't many .cvspass
> lookups per session, so it shouldn't be a big deal.

Just a quick note since it's been just over a month now since I said I'd fix 
I've been done with the actual fix for about three weeks, but this feature is
rather troublesome to write a sanity.sh test for.  I've been alternately looking
into using Automake's testing features to write a test external to sanity.sh and
getting into/trying to follow some of the current Automake and Autoconf issues
because I wasn't sure things were working quite right.  :)  I can check in the 
without tests if anybody wants it now.  Otherwise it'll probably still be 
two weeks.


Derek Price                      CVS Solutions Architect ( http://CVSHome.org )
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