#43770 CVS import request: vxl

Ian Scott

We would like to have a heavily editted copy of our main
module installed in place of the existing module, and a few
further edits performed. The following script should
describe the details

#Move to root directory of VXL repository
cd /cvsroot/vxl
# if you are in the right place, ls should return
# CVSROOT old stud_symp2003 vxl www

#Move existing vxl module out of the way.
mv vxl old2

#Install modified version of vxl module
tar -xvzf /home/groups/v/vx/vxl/vxl_vxl.22.May.tgz

#Remove empty module
#This module was mistakenly added to the wrong
# repository, by a careless vxl developer
rm -rf stud_symp2003

#Remove backup module from previous repository edit
rm -rf old

#Remove backup of vxl module
#There are recent backups of the whole repository
# in firesafes at the U. Manchester - England,
# GE Research - New York State, and probably
# elsewhere
rm -rf old2

Many thanks for you assistance

Ian Scott,
VXL maintainer and adminstrator.
Imaging Science,
University of Manchester.


  • Fred Wheeler

    Fred Wheeler - 2003-05-22

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    I am also a VXL project administrator, and just to make sure
    this goes smoothly, I want to note that this repository
    modification plan has been thoroughly discussed by the VXL
    administrators and active developers on the SF VXL mailing
    lists. Everybody wants these changes Ian Scott is making.
    His changes have already been tested by other developers.
    He is not up to anything "funny".

    Fred Wheeler

  • David Burley

    David Burley - 2003-05-22

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  • David Burley

    David Burley - 2003-05-22
    • milestone: --> Second Level Support
    • summary: import/replace cvs module in vxl project --> CVS import request: vxl
    • assigned_to: nobody --> burley
    • priority: 5 --> 3
  • David Burley

    David Burley - 2003-05-22
    • status: open --> pending
  • David Burley

    David Burley - 2003-05-22

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    There appears to be a problem with the archive you have
    provided. It fails a CRC check when I attempt to gunzip it.
    Please check your local copy of the archive and make sure
    it properly gunzip's and then re-upload the file to your
    project's home directory. Then, add a comment to this
    Support Request that it is ready for processing.

    Thank you,

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  • Fred Wheeler

    Fred Wheeler - 2003-05-23

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    I have just done several tests and have not found anything
    wrong with the uploaded .tgz file. The uploaded file is
    identical to our local copy. I just logged into
    fred_wheeler@shell.sourceforge.net and went to directory
    /home/groups/v/vx/vxl. There I was able to run these
    commands with no problem,

    cp vxl_vxl.22.May.tgz foo.tgz
    gunzip foo.tgz
    ls -l
    -rw-r--r-- 1 fred_whe vxl 102789120 May 23 15:10 foo.tar

    I was even able to completely extract the archive using the

    tar -xzf /home/groups/v/vx/vxl/vxl_vxl.22.May.tgz

    Can you try again on your end?

    As a sanity check, here are the actual commands that got run.

    fred_wheeler@sc8-pr-shell1:/home/groups/v/vx/vxl$ type gunzip
    gunzip is hashed (/usr/bin/gunzip)
    fred_wheeler@sc8-pr-shell1:/home/groups/v/vx/vxl$ type tar
    tar is hashed (/bin/tar)

    Fred Wheeler

  • Ian Scott

    Ian Scott - 2003-05-27
    • status: pending --> open
  • Ian Scott

    Ian Scott - 2003-05-27

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    Thank-you for the quick response, and my apologies for not
    being equally quick to respond again.

    Having tested the CVS module tarball file, I (like Fred Wheeler)
    cannot find any problems.

    scottim@sc8-pr-shell1:~$ ls -
    l /home/groups/v/vx/vxl/vxl_vxl.22.May.tgz
    -rw-r--r-- 1 scottim vxl 15806465 May 22
    07:12 /home/groups/v/vx/vxl/vxl_vxl.22.May.tgz

    scottim@sc8-pr-shell1:~$ gunzip --test --
    verbose /home/groups/v/vx/vxl/vxl_vxl.22.May.tgz
    /home/groups/v/vx/vxl/vxl_vxl.22.May.tgz: OK

    I would be grateful if you could try again. If you are still having
    problems, I have left a copy of the ungzipped tar file at
    tar reports no problems with this file.

    Many thanks,
    Ian Scott.

  • David Burley

    David Burley - 2003-05-27
    • priority: 3 --> 1
  • David Burley

    David Burley - 2003-05-29
    • priority: 1 --> 3
    • status: open --> closed
  • David Burley

    David Burley - 2003-05-29

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    It appears the copy of the tarball I copied over (on the
    project shell server to a temporary location) was bad. I
    md5sum'd that copy and the one on the CVS server before I
    performed the operation and they matched, but I never did
    check it back with the copy you had on the shell server.

    I have now performed the operation as requested. You should
    be able to get the new contents as you desire. Should you
    require further assistance, please submit a new Support Request.

    Thank you,

    David Burley
    Second Level Support Technician, SourceForge.net


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