[Project_owners] cvs upload problems

Michael J Gruber michaeljgruber+mozdevnews at fastmail.fm
Mon Jan 9 07:39:46 PST 2012

No cvs upload in a long time. Today I'm getting this (using git-cvs as

Checking if patch will apply
cvs update: nothing known about downloads/quotecollapse-0.9.xpi
cvs status: nothing known about downloads/quotecollapse-0.9.xpi
Huh? Status 'Unknown' reported for unexpected file 'no file
Patch applied successfully. Adding new files and directories to CVS
cvs add: scheduling file `downloads/quotecollapse-0.9.xpi' for addition
cvs add: use 'cvs commit' to add this file permanently
Commit to CVS
Patch title (first comment line): 0.9 adds support for SeaMonkey
  cvs commit -F .msg 'downloads/quotecollapse-0.9.xpi'
'src/chrome/quotecollapse.jar' 'src/install.rdf' 'www/index.html'
PHP Deprecated:  Assigning the return value of new by reference is
deprecated in /mozdev/sandbox/php/pear/Log.php on line 168
cvs [commit aborted]: received broken pipe signal
cvs commit -F .msg downloads/quotecollapse-0.9.xpi
src/chrome/quotecollapse.jar src/install.rdf www/index.html
www/installation.html:  256 at
/home/mjg/libexec/git-core/git-cvsexportcommit line 429.

Note the PHP deprecation warning which seems to mess things up. Now my
cvs checkout is in a messed up state, which upsets git-cvs :(


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