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Re: cvs pserver issue with new cygwin packages

Michael Lemke wrote:
Larry Hall (Cygwin <reply-to-list-only-lh <at>> writes:

Nicholas Thayer wrote:
Christopher Faylor wrote:
On Wed, May 10, 2006 at 06:41:23PM +0000, Michael Lemke wrote:

Igor Peshansky <pechtcha <at>> writes:

On Wed, 10 May 2006, Nicholas Thayer wrote:

After upgrading to the latest cygwin packages (coreutils, findutils,
cygwin), the cvs pserver fails for updates and checkouts. [snip] $ cvs
co test cannot mkdir /tmp/cvs-serv3172/. No such file or directory
This was a bug in Cygwin 1.5.19, which returned the wrong error code
for creating this directory, and CVS didn't know to ignore it.  Try a

Today I did try the latest snapshot (20060622) and it fixes the problem. With 1.5.19 it does not work. This was a fresh compile of cvs 1.12.12. So this is a cygwin error after all. How much longer do we have to wait for a non-snapshot fix? This has been broken for more than 5 months now.

Is this a rhetorical question. If not, the answer is - until it's ready.

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