[Attn CVS maintainer] Re: CVS checkout with absolute path fails in 32-bit build

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Tue Jul 21 21:29:00 GMT 2015

On 7/20/2015 1:27 PM, Adam Dinwoodie wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 20, 2015 at 12:03:34PM +0200, Marco Atzeri wrote:
>> On 7/20/2015 11:48 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>> Here's the problem from https://cygwin.com/cygwin-pkg-maint:
>>>    cvs                                 ORPHANED (Charles Wilson)
>>> Anybody willing to take over CVS maintainership?
> Ah!  That'd do it!
>> on 64 bit     cvs-1.11.23-1
>> while 32 bit  cvs-1.12.13-10
>> 1.11.23 seems the last of the stable
>> http://ftp.gnu.org/non-gnu/cvs/source/stable/1.11.23/
>> and it was released 2 years after 1.12.13 (2008 vs 2006)
>> may be just packing cvs-1.11.23-1 for 32bit solve the issue.
>> I can look on the build phase, if no one else volunteer
> Likewise I'm happy to give this a go, although I have near-zero
> experience of CVS, so if there are non-trivial problems I'm going to be
> flailing in the dark.
> I'll see if I can throw a build together in the next few days unless
> Marco/someone else beats me to it.
> Adam

I just uploaded a cvs-1.11.23-2 version as test for 32bit only.
It uses all the patches available in Fedora.

cvs-1.11.23-1 patches were not enough due to some change in
info building.

Could you check if does it solve your problem ?


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