[m-dev.] For review: pprint.m - last chance to comment...

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Thu May 4 00:26:11 AEST 2000

On 03-May-2000, Ralph Becket <rbeck at microsoft.com> wrote:
> I obtained the following odd error when doing a
> remote checkin of the NEWS file:
> $ cvs commit -F library/PPRINT_ADDED_20000502 NEWS
> Use of uninitialized value at /home/mercury1/repository/CVSROOT/check.pl
> line 14
> 6.
> File `NEWS' appears to have no copyright message
> Can't read from your terminal --- you appear to be using remote CVS.
> You have no DISPLAY environment variable set so I don't know
> how to interact with you.  Sorry.
> Will not commit.
> cvs server: Pre-commit check failed
> cvs [server aborted]: correct above errors first!

For an explanation of this saga, see the cvs log messages
for the file `CVSROOT/check.pl'.

One possible solution is to use X windows, set your DISPLAY environment
variable, and then use ssh to connect up to remove cvs.

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