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On Mon, 2 Dec 2002 09:09:02 -0500 (EST), Alexey Proskuryakov <ap at uscybersites.net> wrote: >Hi! > > I'm using CVSNT 184.108.40.206 (Build 62) and have encountered a weird problem >with other clients. It manifests itself with error messages like: >> cvs server: failed to create lock directory for >`c:/cvsroot/c:/cvsroot/prj1' >> (c:/cvsroot/c:/cvsroot/prj1/#cvs.lock): Invalid argument > > I can duplicate this problem with the usual UNIX cvs (1.10 `Halibut') >and with MacCVS Pro, which was rewritten from scratch, and is totally >different from it. Still, everything is OK when using cvsnt command-line >client. > It sounds like the Unix clients aren't recognising the 'c:' as an absolute path an are trying to treat it as relative. That's probably an issue for the clients, although using a repository prefix should get around it. Tony