[cvsnt] Re: First time user question (Patrick Mast, WinFakt!)

Patrick Mast, WinFakt! patrick at winfakt.com
Mon Feb 10 15:23:58 GMT 2003

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> >>I get this error:
> >>,-----
> >>|In P:\: cvs -q -z6 -x checkout -P xide 
> >>|CVSROOT=:sspi:patrickmast at cvs.xharbour.com:/xide
> >>|cvs server: cannot find module `xide' - ignored
> >>|cvs [checkout aborted]: cannot expand modules
> >>|Error, CVS operation failed
> >>`------------------------
> Your problem is that 'xide' is not a module, is a repository, 
> so the checkout command only has effect over modules. In 
> order your directory tree your repository should be cvsrepo 
> and 'xide' should be a module into this repository.
> Solution: create in your client a directory 'xide' and then 
> put it into your repository with a command import (I 
> recommend you to create a file in this directory, for example 
> 'dummy.txt' and then runs the import). So you shouldn't have 
> problems with your checkout.


I have created a xide dir in the cvsrepo dir and put a dummy.txt file in
I did this on the server.

Now I get this error:
|In C:\: cvs -q -z6 -x checkout -P xide
|CVSROOT=:sspi:testcvs at cvs.xharbour.com:/cvsrepo/xide
|cvs [checkout aborted]: No valid repository roots defined.

Did I do something wrong here?

BTW I have created a test account. The user name is "testcvs" and the
password is "test".

Best regards,

Patrick Mast

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