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Re: cvs2svn Failure--Bad CVS Reposotory?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2008 15:19:39 -0600

On Jan 4, 2008, at 14:50, Tom Browder wrote:

> cvs2svn fails with a bad diff output:
> ERROR: The command 'co -q -x,v -p1.1 -kk cvsroot/Xmodule/X.txt,v'
> failed with exit status=1
> and the following output:
> co: cvsroot/Xmodule/X.txt,v: bad diff output line: "Blah Blah"
> co aborted
> I checked out the module and commanded:
> % cd Xmodule
> % cvs diff -r1.1 X.txt
> cvs [diff aborted]: unrecognized operation '\x43' in
> /usr/local/cvsroot/Xmodule/X.txt,v
> I've tried 'od -c' on the file "/usr/local/cvsroot/Xmodule/X.txt,v"
> but haven't seen anything yet.

Sounds like your cvs repository is having problems, so you should ask
your question on a list where people know how to deal with cvs
repository problems. (I think we here mostly know only about dealing
with Subversion repository problems.)

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