problem with cvs binary?

Charles Wilson
Tue Jul 16 13:30:00 GMT 2013

On 7/15/2013 11:21 PM, Mark Levedahl wrote:
> The currently provided cvs executable does not work correctly, simple
> test case is:
> ~>export CVSROOT=/tmp/cvsroot
> ~>cvs init
> ~>cvs co -d /tmp/workdir .
> cvs [checkout aborted]: cannot make directory : No such file or directory
> ~>cygcheck -c cvs
> Cygwin Package Information
> Package              Version        Status
> cvs                  1.12.13-10     OK
> ~>uname -a
> CYGWIN_NT-5.1 virt-winxp 1.7.20(0.266/5/3) 2013-06-07 11:11 i686 Cygwin
> The above should checkout the empty project to /tmp/workdir, but does
> not work with the binary provided via setup.exe. This does work
> correctly with a) cvs-1.12.13 rebuilt from sources, and b) with cvs v
> 1.11.22-1 downloaded from setup.exe. The expected result:

Thanks for the report. Rebuilding cvs against current 32bit 
w32api/cygwin is on my list, as well updating the 64bit package. 
However, it comes after (a) mingw-gcc cross compiler & friends, (b) 
automake-X.Y, and (c) libtool. :-(


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