[cvsnt] duplicate cvsroot problem

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Mon Dec 2 18:25:54 GMT 2002

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On Mon, 2 Dec 2002 09:09:02 -0500 (EST), Alexey Proskuryakov
<ap at uscybersites.net> wrote:

>  I'm using CVSNT (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/#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
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.


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