Bug 15683 - segfault on 'cvs commit' when PreserverPermissions=yes
segfault on 'cvs commit' when PreserverPermissions=yes
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: cvs (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Eido Inoue
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Reported: 2000-08-07 17:59 EDT by bastiaan
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:28 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-29 13:02:27 EDT
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Description bastiaan 2000-08-07 17:59:47 EDT
When 'PreservePermissions=yes' is set in the config of CVS, cvs segfaults
on checkin of files containing substition keywords. 
Example:

# cd /some/cvs/working/dir
# echo '$Id$' > crashme
# cvs add crashme
cvs add: scheduling file `crashme' for addition
cvs add: use 'cvs commit' to add this file permanently
# cvs commit -m 'no go'
cvs commit: Examining .
RCS file: /some/cvs/working/dir/crashme,v
done
Checking in crashme;
/opt/cvsroot/some/cvs/working/dir/crashme,v  <--  crashme
initial revision: 1.1
done
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
Comment 1 Eido Inoue 2004-10-29 13:02:27 EDT
PreservePermissions is no longer supported; disabled.

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