cvs pserver issue with new cygwin packages

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Mon Jun 26 05:37:00 GMT 2006

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
>>>>>> snapshot.
> 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.

Larry Hall                    
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