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Siegfried Heintze wrote: > OK, I need some help! I'm trying to add a file and update a file. After > doing a check out and getting some errors I decided to start over again with > a release. Here is the log of my session in a cygwin/bash session: > > $ cd .. > > Administrator at fasolt /cygdrive/c/Program Files/Apache Group/Apache2/htdocs > $ cvs release CaseAssessment > You have  altered files in this repository. > Are you sure you want to release directory `CaseAssessment': yes > > I now delete the CaseAssessment folder and start over: > > > Administrator at fasolt /cygdrive/c/Program Files/Apache Group/Apache2/htdocs > $ cvs co CaseAssessment > cvs server: Updating CaseAssessment > U CaseAssessment/Assertion.f > U CaseAssessment/CaseAssessment.def > ... > U CaseAssessment/prob.f > U CaseAssessment/tausigma.f > U CaseAssessment/vark.f > > Administrator at fasolt /cygdrive/c/Program Files/Apache Group/Apache2/htdocs > $ cd CaseAssessment > > I now make a change to Assertion.f > > Administrator at fasolt /cygdrive/c/Program Files/Apache > Group/Apache2/htdocs/CaseAssessment > $ cvs commit > cvs commit: Examining . > cvs server: Up-to-date check failed for `Assertion.f' > cvs [server aborted]: correct above errors first! > cvs commit: saving log message in > C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\cvs14.tmp > > It does not look like that worked. Now I try to add a file called > makefile.g77: > > > Administrator at fasolt /cygdrive/c/Program Files/Apache > Group/Apache2/htdocs/CaseAssessment > $ cvs add makefile.g77 > cvs [server aborted]: Directory /c//CONVEXaseAssessment does not exist on > the server > > This error message looks strange! My directory is CaseAssessment. Where is > the slash and the "C"? > > I tried abandoning bash in favor of cmd.exe but that did not help. > Here is my CVS root: > > $ echo $CVSROOT > :pserver:siegfried at 192.168.0.8/c//CONVEX > > What am I doing wrong? > > Thanks, > Siegfried It looks like you're using the CYGWin version of CVS for the client (check with cvs -version). You shouldn't use both the unix and win32 cvs clients against the same sandbox. What happens when you try this with the CVSNT client under a normal Win32 command prompt? -- Glen Starrett