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Re: 'CVS-Unknown' buildfarm failures?

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 'CVS-Unknown' buildfarm failures?
Date: 2006-06-02 15:21:54
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"Joshua D. Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> writes:
>>> What's happening here is that cvs actually creates the directory and 
>>> then later prunes it when it finds it is empty.
>> I find that explanation pretty unconvincing.  Why would cvs print a "?"
>> for such a directory?

> cvs will print a ? if it doesn't know what it is... or is that svn?

But cvs certainly knows "what it is" if it's a subdirectory subject to
creation and pruning; that means the subdirectory exists in the

I doubt that cvs would complain about a pre-existing subdirectory of
this type either, because that would result in an unreasonable amount of
chatter when adding or removing the -P option.

			regards, tom lane

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