Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Fri Aug 10 08:10:51 EDT 2001

On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 01:01:58PM +0100, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Markus Neteler wrote:
> > what is the current status of CVS? An update some minutes ago
> > brought some file back. My latest change to r.fillnull from
> > August 8th seems to be present, even the latest changes
> > to html/
> > 
> > Carefully I would say, the CVS is back o.k.
> It isn't.
> > What has happened here???
> An example:
> On 2001/04/29, I replaced d.rgb with a version which used RGB raster
> operations (D_draw_raster_RGB), comprising:
> 	src/display/d.rgb/Gmakefile
> 	src/display/d.rgb/main.c
> These files are still there, and src/display/d.rgb/CVS/Tag contains:
> 	Treleasebranch_11_april_2001_5_0_0
> However, the most recent update adds the old version of d.rgb in
> src/display/d.rgb/cmd, with src/display/d.rgb/cmd/CVS/Tag containing:
> 	Nreleasebranch_11_april_2001_5_0_0
> Note: "T" indicates a branch tag, "N" indicates a non-branch tag.
> AFAICT, any other files which had been removed from the release branch
> have re-appeared in the latest version.
> I haven't seen any cases where existing files have been replaced by
> the wrong version, but the presence of additional files could still
> interfere with the build process, e.g. adding subdirectories to any
> directory whose Gmakefile uses $(MAKEALL), or adding header files
> which conflict with header files occurring later in the include path.
> As I mentioned earlier, use of -D allowed me to get a pre-snafu
> version of the source tree, but there isn't much point in committing
> anything while the problem remains.

In this case I vote for an immediate write-lock of CVS.
Too bad!!


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