[cvsnt] Re: repository on the D:\ drive

Trond Kvarenes trond at logit-systems.com
Fri Nov 1 07:30:09 GMT 2002

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Well, thats kind of the point. If the drive letter doesn't exist it works
fine, but if it does and maps to an offline device you get this problem.
This link describes the problem as well.

We're using build 57j


"Tony Hoyle" <tmh at nodomain.org> wrote in message
news:3dc156fc.434394390 at news.cvsnt.org...
> On Thu, 31 Oct 2002 16:21:29 +0100, "Trond Kvarenes"
> <trond at logit-systems.com> wrote:
> >Hello.
> >We are using pserver and repository on the D:\ drive.
> >First we were not using repository prefix. On my computer everything
> >fine, but on all computers with the CD-rom on the D-drive they were
> >messages about .perm and .owner. When they committed their changes, cvs
> >added all code twise. When they put in a data CD in the cd rom drive
> >everything worked fine. I got a tip about using repository prefix to
> >overcome the problem, but this only removed the error messages. The
> >whith commiting changes remains. And now it doesn't even help putting a
> >in the drive.
> >Is there really no other way out of this than to not use prefix and have
> >data CD in the cd rom at all times?
> >(This is more of a win2000 question, but still...)
> >Does anyone know if it is possible to change the CD-rom drive letter? If
> >could do that, it would work i guess.
> >
> It shouldn't be doing anything like that - on my machine the
> repository is on f: which doesn't even exist, and there are no errors.
> What version of cvsnt are you using?
> Tony

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