[cvsnt] Re: cannot stat on commit/release woes

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Tue Jul 27 14:37:28 BST 2004

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David Somers wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just upgraded to 2.0.51.
> When committing a newly added file, I now get a stat error
> cvs server: Cannot stat cvsignore
> cvs server: Cannot stat cvsignore

The permissions on your CVSROOT directory are not allowing you to read 
the files within it.

> Also, when releasing a directory, I'm told my files are altered, even though
> status says they're up-to-date.

That's caused by a wierd combination of using a FAT drive and timezone 
settings... not sure it's fixable as I've not been able to duplicate it 
despite trying hard to.  Few people get it, and since release is almost 
entirely pointless I've not bothered too much with it.


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