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From Tim O'Brien <>
Subject Re: [math] patches
Date Sun, 01 Jun 2003 12:31:31 GMT
Eeek.  I'll respond on the list only in that it might be of reference to
someone in the future.  95% of my problems are solved via

1. Make sure you are not hitting the public repository - you should
either hit CVS using pserver and portforwarding, or ext with CVS_RSH=ssh

2. Look at the avail file in CVSROOT - this is the font from which karma
flows - make sure your name in on the same line as


On Fri, 2003-05-30 at 16:39, Mark R. Diggory wrote:
> O'brien, Tim wrote:
> >Sorry, some clarification.  
> >
> >I guess what I'm trying to say here is.  Please submit patches.  Even if
> >your changes rely on patches which have yet to be committed - you are
> >allowed to submit a patch which depends on another patch being applied. 
> >  
> >
> patches are much easier to apply, even when out of date...
> >You'll help Mark and I.  MArk, I see you are in the avail file and have
> >the necessary karma.  Update that project.xml file.
> >  
> >
> Hmm, it appears I'm having a little difficulty commiting. I'm going back 
> through the commiter info to see if I'm missing something. I keep 
> getting the following error on a freshly checked out version of math. 
> I've simply edited the project.xml file and am trying to commit it, 
> updating it doesn't cause any conflicts, so I know its not a conflict 
> causing this.
> The server reported an error while performing the "cvs commit" command.
>   math: cvs server: Pre-commit check failed
>   math: cvs [server aborted]: correct above errors first!
> Any tips?
> -Mark
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