Patches from CVS (was Re: "access: A" functionality)

Russ Allbery rra at
Mon Jan 21 20:15:29 UTC 2002

Jeffrey M Vinocur <jeff at> writes:

> I was going to do the patch, but...

> inn/nnrpd > cvs diff -D 2000-05-27 00:00:00 -D 2000-05-28 00:00:00
> vinocur at's password:
> cvs [server aborted]: Can't parse date/time: 27 May 2000 04:00:00 -0000

> inn/nnrpd > cvs -v
> Concurrent Versions System (CVS) 1.10.7 (client/server)
> [...]

> I can just go through and figure out the revision numbers for the few
> files that were in this commit, but I'd like to know why this isn't
> working for future reference.  Anybody with more cvs experience know?

It's a problem on the server end; the version of CVS is old enough that it
has a Y2K date parsing problem.  :/

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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