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Re: bin/42961: cvs near-silently throws away local mods
The following reply was made to PR bin/42961; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Matthew Mondor <mm_lists%pulsar-zone.net@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/42961: cvs near-silently throws away local mods
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 22:55:20 -0500
On Thu, 11 Mar 2010 21:35:02 +0000 (UTC)
"Greg A. Woods" <woods%planix.ca@localhost> wrote:
> I must say one of the reasons I only use the rsync'ed copy of the
> repository (other than the obvious advantages of speed and availability)
> is for the very reason that the logic and handling in the client/server
> mode in CVS is far less trustworthy than the local mode. I've just
> never really trusted the client/server code very much, despite having
> worked on it for quite a long time as a maintainer.
I've never seen that problem either, but I also use a local repository
copy updated via cvsup, via NFS rather than using ssh or pserver.
I agree that it's a serious bug, however.
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