[cvsnt] Update Error: cvs [update aborted]: writing to server socket: error -1

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Mon Nov 13 11:07:28 GMT 2006

Mark Johnson wrote:
> The problem was the temp space on the server.  We checked this first, and
> /tmp had .5GB free, so we assumed this was not the problem, but aparently
> that was too low.  We also noticed there were many orphaned cvs files
> there.  I assume this is not normal.  Our server went down, the previous
> week, due to a power outage (battery backup failed), which could cause this
> I assume.
> Is there a recommended temporary space size, or means of calculating this?
You potentially need enough for a client to commit its entire sandbox,
which could be quite large depending on the project.  Most of the time
it's not much though... a few kb for an individual file.


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