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Re: cvs exit status

From: Paul Sander
Subject: Re: cvs exit status
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 11:41:36 -0700

>--- Forwarded mail from Greg Woods:

>[ On Thursday, October 11, 2001 at 20:06:18 (-0700), Paul Sander wrote: ]
>> Subject: Re: cvs exit status

>> And your point is what?  That it's okay to sometimes let nondeterministic
>> errors go undetected?  Sorry, that's not good enough.

>I think in real life the chance for this overflow having any adverse
>affect would be about nil....  You're making a mountain out of a tiny
>mole hill.

It can, and does, happen.  It's happened to me personally, but I was able
to catch it by reviewing logs.  Back in the CVS 1.3 days when I was working
on large projects with CVS, it was enough of a problem that I had to
overhaul the error handling code and replace the increments with assignments.

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