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bug #15050: Trailing slashes in directory arguments confuse CVS pserver

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Thu 24 Nov 2005 02:07:35 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release: 
Fixed Release:  None Fixed Feature Release:  None

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Fri 27 Apr 2007 01:19:46 PM UTC, comment #1:

I've noticed ubnormal behaviour of `cvs tag XXX ...`
WRT trailing slashes also, please see my report on
http://bugs.debian.org/421230 for details.

Alexander Gattin <xrgtn>
Thu 24 Nov 2005 02:07:35 PM UTC, original submission:

We use a cvs pserver for a project.
I have a project with two directories containing multiple files.
Changes are made in both directories.

When doing a cvs diff dir1 dir2 everything is OK. I see all the changes I've made.

When doing a cvs diff dir1/ dir2 only partial changes are seen.
The same holds for cvs diff dir1 dir2/

By changingd the CVSROOT to the repository directly instead of using a pserver all goes ok.

I've downloaded cvs-1.11.21 and patched client.c. This strips the trailing backslashes when sending filesnames in (in case of a directory) to the server.
I don't know if this is correct and complete solution but it seems to work ;)



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file #2628:  client.c added by None (158KiB - text/plain - Patched version of client.c that strips trailing slashes before sending it to the server)


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