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RE: cvs pserver issue with new cygwin packages

On 10 May 2006 18:41, Nicholas Thayer wrote:

> After upgrading to the latest cygwin packages (coreutils,
> findutils, cygwin), the following error message is being
> displayed and the pserver is no longer usable:
> $ cvs co test
> cannot mkdir /tmp/cvs-serv3172/.
> No such file or directory
> The directory info after the cvs-{serv3172} is dynamic.
> Looking at the /tmp directory, this new directory does not
> exist.  This leads me to think that a mkdir -p flag needs to
> be used or the CVS pserver code needs to be changed to call
> 'mkdir /tmp/cvs-{xxx}', which would be one level deep and
> the mkdir call would succeed.

  Nope, it needs to truncate the trailing period I reckon.  There was some
discussion about mkdir with a path that ends in "/." sometime just recently

  Alas this is all a bit WAGgy and vague because I'm dashing off this reply in
the last 30 seconds or so before I leave the office and I haven't done the
background research.  HTH anyway.

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