Subject: Re: CVS won't work
To: Dejan Vucinic <>
From: Robert Crowe <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/28/1993 13:29:01
In message <>, Dejan Vucinic writes:
>I fetched cvs-1.3 and compiled it (out of the box), but it doesn't work.
>When I do cvs import it just hangs. I know that current sources are kept
>in cvs, so what's the trick?

You don't by chance have EDITOR set to emacs, do you?  I have noticed that
the ascii version of emacs 19 fails to work properly when invoked from other
programs (mh, cvs, etc...).  I have fixed this in the past, but forgot to
apply my patches to the newest build (19.21), and noted that it does the
old hang once again.

The X version of emacs works as expected (probably because it's not playing
with the control terminal settings.

If you don't have EDITOR set to emacs, then this is obviously not your


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