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I tired Andreas's suggestion and it did not work. I get the same error I just want to delete the repository and start over. I tried delete the repository files and could not. I tried stopping the service. This did not help. I tried using the init command on the same repository. That seemed to work. I tried using the import command again and it seemed to work for a few (but not all) my files (see below). So how do I delete a repository? Thanks, Siegfried :\Program Files\Apache Group\Apache2\htdocs\CaseAssessment>cvs -d :pserver:sieg ried at 192.168.0.8/CONVEX import -m "Create directory structure" CaseAssessment v ndor-tag start CaseAssessment/Assertions.inc CaseAssessment/AssertionTypes.inc CaseAssessment/civil.inc CaseAssessment/index.html CaseAssessment/makefile.g77 CaseAssessment/parent.f o conflicts created by this import ** ERRORS DURING THIS IMPORT *** :\Program Files\Apache Group\Apache2\htdocs\CaseAssessment> -----Original Message----- From: Andreas Tscharner [mailto:andreas.tscharner at metromec.ch] Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 12:43 AM To: Siegfried Heintze Cc: cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook Subject: RE: [cvsnt] Re: How do I add a single file? > Now, here is my question: can I salvage my original repository that I > created with the command "cvs -d /cygdrive/c/CONVEX init"? yes, see below... > I've tried using > service control panel to change the repository name from C:/CONVEX to > /CONVEX. Of course, at this time, I abandoned the /c//CONVEX > syntax in > favor of the /CONVEX syntax. When this did not work either, I used the > service control panel to switch the name of my repository > back again to > C:/CONVEX and tried to use the /C//CONVEX syntax. I suggest you change the name to /CONVEX. Then you have to change the "Root" file within all CVS directories (there is one in each folder that is under CVS control), so it fits the new name. That should work. AFAIK there are also some scripts around, that do all the changing work... Best regards Andreas -- Andreas Tscharner andreas.tscharner at metromec.ch -------------------------------------------------------------- Logic is a systematic method of coming to the wrong conclusion with confidence. -- Murphy's Technology Law 2