Bug 9882 - "cvs release -d directory" aborts unconditionally
"cvs release -d directory" aborts unconditionally
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: cvs (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2000-03-01 03:36 EST by David Craig
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:26 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-14 14:03:55 EDT
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Description David Craig 2000-03-01 03:36:25 EST
"cvs release -d directory" aborts without waiting for the user specify
whether the directory should be released.  This failure is specific to
using ssh for connecting the to the server.  Here's an example session:

8 sparta /usr/src/SJS > cvs release -d verify
You have [0] altered files in this repository.
Are you sure you want to release (and delete) directory `verify': **
`release' aborted by user choice.
9 sparta /usr/src/SJS > env | grep CVS
CVS_RSH=ssh
CVSROOT=:ext:delphi:/home/cvsroot

I did a search of the news groups at deja, and a SSH newsgroup mentions
that the CVS server on RH 6.1 is reopening stdout, so sshd terminates the
session.
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-03-04 13:18:59 EST
jim, can you please take a look at this?

assigned to kingdon
Comment 2 Stephen John Smoogen 2003-01-24 23:19:00 EST
Does this bug still affect Red Hat Linux 7.3/8.0 with a newer version of CVS and
ssh?
Comment 3 Jay Turner 2003-04-14 14:03:55 EDT
Closing out due to bit-rot.

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