[Cvsnt] Ampersand modules question

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Sat Dec 15 00:40:33 GMT 2001

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Disregard question 2 below. It turned out that I had opened one of the
doc files inside this module (and closed it afterwards) but Microsoft
Word was still running and it had locked up the directory....


On Fri, 14 Dec 2001 23:36:22 +0000 (UTC), bo.berglund at telia.com (Bo
Berglund) wrote:

>I have discovered what I think might be a problem with cvsnt, but I am
>not exactly sure. I am running 1.10.8 still.
>I have created a module in the modules file consisting of one "real"
>module and two modules that are really directories in another module.
>Here are my modules file entries:
>SSCommon SSReceiver/Source/common
>SSDocs SSReceiver/Doc
>StingPlus &StingPlusBase &SSCommon &SSDocs
>As you will note the module StingPlus references SSCommon and SSDocs
>defined in lines above. When I check this module out (via WinCvs 1.2)
>all is fine, the subdirectories get created as expected.
>But now to my problems:
>1) At first I did not have the SSDocs module defined so I had checked
>out without this module as ampersand module. Then I added it to the
>modules file and tried to update my already checked out working copy
>setting the "create missing dir.." option in the process. But it did
>not work, I still do not get the extra dir.
>So I decided to check it out anew to another sandbox, and this time
>the SSDocs dir appeared with all its contents.
>Is update not supposed to work on ampersand modules?
>2) Then I decided to keep the newly checked out module so I wanted to
>release the previous one with the flag "remove files" checked. But
>this resulted in the following error in WinCvs:
>cvs -z9 release -d StingPlus (in directory C:\Engineering\Projects\)
>You have [0] altered files in this repository.
>Are you sure you want to release (and delete) directory `StingPlus':
>cvs release: deletion of directory StingPlus failed: Permission denied
>*****CVS exited normally with code 0*****
>And after this there are some files remaining in my sandbox, but some
>are gone. Is this "Permission denied" a CVS problem or maybe WinCvs?
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