[NOT FIXED] Symbolic links & RCS -- READ IT!

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Tue Nov 30 23:39:00 GMT 1999

--- David O'Riva <oriva@agames.com> wrote:
> Andre Oliveira da Costa wrote:
> > 
> > Well, I'm sorry to say that this is _not_ great news -- I said "OK" too
> soon
> > =T The RCS tools I created did understand the symbolic links scheme of
> > Cygwin, but they show some strange behavior that makes it impossible to use
> > them. ci.exe is unable to check-in files if they don't exist on the RCS
> dir;
> > it complains about being unable to create the files on the RCS dir due to
> > permission problems, and aborts leaving some temporary files around in my
> > HD.
> > 
> Yeah - I remember this from b19.  Had to rebuild them myself about a
> week ago, so I took the time to work up a reasonable patch to the
> distribution (attached).  This should work for b19 and b20/.1.

I would like to add that the current version of CVS compiles OOB with Cygwin
without headaches.

Earnie Boyd < mailto:earnie_boyd@yahoo.com >
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