[cvsnt] "history" command returns -1
ng at viragegroup.com
Fri Feb 1 08:12:47 GMT 2008
Thanks chuck for the reply,
> What you'll probably find is that your history file has some minor
Can you explain what kind of corruptions may have my history file?
Is it easy to fix? And how those corruptions may happen?
> Older versions of cvs would ignore these lines, the latest versions of
> cvsNT treat it as an error and return -1.
> We run a cron job hourly to clean up the history file. I can give you my
> python script if you like.
> The solution that was recommended to me was to turn off the history file
> and turn on auditing.
>That requires a database, and of course the history command no longer
> works. Instead you need to do sql queries against the database. This
> approach may suit you better. It wasn't the right solution for us.
I wouldn't turn off history file. My aim is precisely to make it work with a
build automation tool (luntbuild) in order to improve performance.
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