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Re: cvs: Terminated with fatal signal 6

Just a hunch: do the openoffice sources contain files (within the same 
directory) whose names differ only in case?  If so, then cygwin cvs will 
have problems...


Volker Quetschke wrote:

> Hi!
> I just tried to download the Openoffice sources with cvs running on 
> cygwin (1.3.9, everything updatet, all binary mounts) / Windows 2K.
> $export CVSROOT=""
> $cvs login
> ... Password: anoncvs
> $cvs checkout -r OpenOffice341C OpenOffice
> cvs: lock.c:177: lock_name: Assertion `(__extension__ 
> (__builtin_constant_p ( strlen (CVSroot_directory)) && 
> ((__builtin_constant_p (repository) && strlen (repository) < ((size_t) ( 
> strlen (CVSroot_directory)))) || (__builtin_constant_p
> [stuff deleted]
> CVSroot_directory)))); }) : strncmp (repository, CVSroot_directory, 
> strlen (CVSroot_directory)))) == 0' failed.
> Terminated with fatal signal 6
> I write this to the cygwin list, because when I try the commands given
> above on a sun solaris machine everything is OK and cvs starts to download.
> But I realized that when I mistype the branch on the solaris machine, 
> e.g. OpenOffice341c (a small c instead of a capital C) I get a similar 
> fault.
> Is this cygwin related? Can anybody help? My apologies if this is off 
> topic.
> Volker
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