>>>>> "C" == Clemens Wyss <wys / helbling.ch> writes:

C> the ruby1.6.3-1.exe installable and the WinCvs1.2-cvs. My implication
C> therefore is that the ruby1.6.3-build ((2001-03-19) [i386-cygwin]) causes
C> the "problem". 

 Perhaps a problem with the cygwin build

pigeon% cat b.rb
#!/home/ts/ruby/ruby-1.6.3/ruby -v
system('cvs commit -m "hello" b.rb')
pigeon% 

pigeon% b.rb
ruby 1.6.3 (2001-03-19) [i686-linux]
ruby 1.6.3 (2001-03-19) [i686-linux]
Checking in b.rb;
/home/ts/tmp/ccu/tt/b.rb,v  <--  b.rb
new revision: 1.3; previous revision: 1.2
done
pigeon% 


Guy Decoux