[SciPy-dev] Problem with CVS co

Travis N. Vaught travis at vaught.net
Mon Feb 25 10:54:23 CST 2002


Rebooting 'fixed' it--you'd think it was a windows box.  I'm not sure if
it's worth it to upgrade CVS or just spend the time on the new box to get it
out more quickly (I'm probably two days away--that might be a couple more
reboots of the current box).

TV

> -----Original Message-----
> From: scipy-dev-admin at scipy.org [mailto:scipy-dev-admin at scipy.org]On
> Behalf Of Prabhu Ramachandran
> Sent: Monday, February 25, 2002 3:45 AM
> To: scipy-dev at scipy.org
> Subject: Re: [SciPy-dev] Problem with CVS co
>
>
> >>>>> "PP" == Pearu Peterson <pearu at cens.ioc.ee> writes:
>
>     PP> Any ideas? Does anyone know what are the differences between
>     PP> ordinary and anonymous accounts for a cvs server?
>
> I dont know but the cvs version on scipy is ancient.
>   Concurrent Versions System (CVS) 1.10.8 (client/server)
>
> RPM says the following:
>  Build Date: Wed 12 Jul 2000 06:34:46 AM CDT
>
> And my version of CVS (version 1.11.1p1) has the following changelog
> entry.
>
> 2000-06-03  Larry Jones  <larry.jones at sdrc.com>
>
>         * commit.c (checkaddfile): Plug memory leak.
>         * rcs.c (RCS_checkin): Plug memory leaks.
>         * server.c (do_cvs_command): Plug file descriptor leaks.
>         * tag.c (check_fileproc): Plug memory leak.
>
> I guess this change didnt make it into the RH cvs version.
>
> The scipy server is still running RH 7.0 which IIRC had lots of
> security holes (RH's x.0 releases usually are buggy).  So I guess
> upgrading the scipy server should fix this and other problems.
>
> prabhu
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