[cvsnt] Problems with export -d options

RickyC rcastrignano at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 14 09:18:53 BST 2002

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Now I understand... thanks!

"Bo Berglund" <Bo.Berglund at system3r.se> ha scritto nel messaggio
news:mailman.1034350864.12475.cvsnt at cvsnt.org...
> The folder given in the cvs export command -d parameter will be created
> by cvs below the *current* directory after which cvs will change dir to
> folder and get the files.
> Obviously you cannot create a folder named C:/backupWeb below whatever
> you are in when you invoke the cvs command, so it fails.
> It will also fail if you try this: -d Web/App because cvs does not
> how to create multiple folders.
> You are stuck with the single folder below your current location.
> So why not like this batch file then:
> C:
> cd \
> set CVSROOT=:ntserver:Atlantis026:D:/WebApp
> cvs export -D 10/10/2002 -d backupWeb work
> /Bo
> -----Original Message-----
> From: RickyC [mailto:rcastrignano at hotmail.com]
> Sent: den 11 oktober 2002 16:03
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> Subject: [cvsnt] Problems with export -d options
> Hi,
> I need to backup my web application from a cvsNT server ( Atlantis026 ) to
> another PC. Since I use this syntax from a cvs client:
> C:>cvs -d:ntserver:Atlantis026:D:/WebApp export  -D 10/10/2002 -d backup
> work
> the cvsNT server exports to the client's folder named "backup" the module
> "work", and it's ok!
> But when I try to backup the module in a specific directory of
> C:\>cvs -t -d:ntserver:Atlantis026:D:/WebApp export -D
> 10/10/2002 -d:C:/backupWeb work
> the cvsNT server  return an error:
> -> main loop with CVSROOT=:ntserver:Atlantis026:D:/WebApp
> S-> do_module (work, Updating, , )
> S-> do_module (work, Updating, :C:/backupWeb, )
> cvs export: cannot chdir to :C:: Invalid argument
> cvs export: ignoring module work
> Why???
> Can someone help me ?
> thanks in advance
> Riccardo Castrignano
> riccardo.castrignano at gruppoatlantis.com
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