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

Shepherd chgg at shinewaysoft.com
Fri Jan 3 05:47:56 GMT 2003

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Tony Hoyle" <tmh at nodomain.org>
Newsgroups: support.cvsnt
Sent: Friday, January 03, 2003 11:06 AM
Subject: Re: "Can only specify directories for this command"

> 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
> > 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
> name.
I get it.
> > 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
> > "/TSAL-Dev",did it mean the tag was "SAL-Dev"?
> >
> Looks like it.
But how to to check out a branch by command?

> Tony

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