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Re: chdir on remote win98

On Jan 31 06:40, Eric Blake wrote:
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> "cvs up -P" dies a horrible death when trying to update a hierachy where a
> directory exists in the upstream repository, but contains no files so that
> the directory has been pruned on the local checkout.  This happens only
> when I access my local checkout on a Win98 machine via remote access
> driven by XP (in other words, running the same command locally on the
> Win98 has no problems, it is only the remote network access failing):
> $ uname -a
> CYGWIN_NT-5.1 LOUNGE 1.5.19(0.150/4/2) 2006-01-16 15:01 i686 Cygwin
> $ cd win98/coreutils
> $ cvs up -dP
> M
> cvs [update aborted]: could not chdir to config: Invalid request code
> I traced this to the fact that cvs expects ENOENT, and chokes when chdir
> returns EBADRQC instead.  A simple strace shows that cygwin1.dll could
> probably be taught that a bad request return from a remote Win9x
> filesystem during chdir() should be treated as the expected ENOENT:

Thanks, I've applied a patch which explicitely tests this condition.


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