[cvsnt] Re: "Can only specify directories for this command"

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Fri Jan 3 03:06:04 GMT 2003

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Shepherd wrote:

> When I tried to set branch access permission by
>     "cvs chacl -r sal-dev li:rwc sal"
> it showed to me this message:
>     "cvs [chacl aborted]: Can only specify directories for this command".
> I used this command in my working diretory where the module "sal" is
> checked out.

If you in 'sal' then just use '.'.

If 'sal' isn't a real directory on the server then use the real directory
> Another problem: I couldn't check out a branch by command.
>     D:\eclipse\workspace>cvs checkout -r sal-dev sal
>     cvs [server aborted]: no such tag sal-dev
> I tagged in eclipse. I found that in the file "Entries" there was a string
> "/TSAL-Dev",did it mean the tag was "SAL-Dev"?
Looks like it.


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