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From Emmanuel Venisse <>
Subject Re: Continuum & CVS
Date Thu, 19 Apr 2007 18:27:48 GMT
What is your continuum version?
Continuum 1.0.3 use the command line cvs client and since few days, continuum 1.1 use a pure
java cvs client.


Hilco Wijbenga a écrit :
> Hi all,
> We've been trying to set up Continuum and consequently we started
> running some builds. It all worked nicely until the CVS server ran out
> of inodes in its /tmp directory. It looks like it's not the normal
> checkouts that people do that's causing this ... it appears to be
> Continuum.
> We tried a small build with Continuum and lo and behold: /tmp had a
> new directory that was not deleted at the end of the checkout. So
> we're fairly certain it's something Continuum related.
> CVS creates a sort of cache directory (in /tmp) for each checkout (it
> stores the CVS directories, not any of the files that are being
> checked out) and this directory (and all of its *many* subdirectories)
> are not being deleted. Apparently, it doesn't notice that the checkout
> has finished. Something like a session not being closed. After three
> days of this our server runs out of inodes and nothing works anymore.
> Is this possible? Does Continuum have it's own built in CVS client?
> Has anyone noticed anything like this?
> We've created a cron job to remove these CVS directories from /tmp at
> the end of the day so we have a workaround ... but *any* advice for a
> better solution would be highly appreciated.
> Cheers,
> Hilco

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