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Re: rcs ci and co hang
- From: "Elfyn McBratney" <elfyn-cygwin at exposure dot org dot uk>
- To: "cygwin" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>,"Drumheller, Michael" <michael dot drumheller at boeing dot com>
- Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2003 01:19:03 -0000
- Subject: Re: rcs ci and co hang
- References: <6E6ACC930A9BAB47AB0BBD1ACC0F8B383DDECB@xch-nw-02.nw.nos.boeing.com>
> I just tried running strace, and apparently I'm too much of
> a rookie at it, because when I killed it it seemed to leave
> a file under my RCS directory called _0002016, which seems
> to be impossible for me to remove by any means. That is a
> little worrisome.
Look at the bottom of this...
> Anyway, the test case is trivial. Let foo.txt be any text
> file. Just type 'ci foo.txt'. It hangs immediately. Here
> is an example of what my screen looks like when it hangs:
I tried your example and I didn't get a hang. I tried it using only a
touched file, a text file with unix line endings and a text file with dos
line endings... :/
Cat you send the output of `cygcheck -svr' as a non-compressed plain-text
attachment to the list please :::::::::::-)
> 03-02-06:15:51:14:/cygdrive/c/TIACore=> ci -mMyMessage foo.txt
> RCS/foo.txt,v <-- foo.txt
> <hangs here forever, until I ctrl-C out if it, at which point it
> says "cleaning up" etc.>
> Not that I am using an "RCS" subdirectory for storing my comma-v files
> (or I would *like* to, if any of this worked) but that does not seem
> to matter. It fails whether I use an RCS subdir or not.
> To show you the whole pattern:
> 03-02-06:15:49:13:/cygdrive/c/TIACore=> ci Agent.cpp
> RCS/Agent.cpp,v <-- Agent.cpp
> RCS: Interrupt <---I killed it here.
> RCS: Cleaning up.
> If you search on the Web you will see many references to this problem.
> A couple that seem to be relevant are:
> http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2000-06/msg00018.html (<--See the
> I hope this helps. This is a major cygwin showstopper for me.
> Thanks very much for your help & interest.
> P.S. Do you have any idea how to get rid of that _0002016 file under
> my RCS directory?
> When I tried to do it from the DOS shell, this is what happened:
> Volume in drive C has no label.
> Volume Serial Number is 07D2-060C
> Directory of C:\TIACore\RCS
> 02/05/2003 10:27p <DIR> .
> 02/05/2003 10:27p <DIR> ..
> 02/06/2003 02:11p 0 _0002016
> 02/06/2003 03:51p 0 ,foo.txt,
> 02/06/2003 03:51p 0 _0002164
> 3 File(s) 0 bytes
> 2 Dir(s) 28,407,824,384 bytes free
Hmmm thats odd, I don't get the same results with rcs as you do so that's
expected ;-) Try rebooting and I'm guessing you have admin privs so if after
a reboot you still get apermissions error just reset the security on the
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