[cvsnt] Re: Files ending with '.'
tmh at nodomain.org
Mon Jun 14 17:10:15 BST 2004
On Mon, 14 Jun 2004 16:05:48 +0200, Leszek W³odarski
<leszekwlodarski at poczta.onet.pl> wrote:
>I got some problems with using CVS together with files ending with '.'. I got CVSNT server and some unix client (1.11.5). At the UNIX side everything works fine, I mean, I suppose it does. It looks like windows server ommits single '.' character at the end of filename, at it looks for NAME file in the repository.
>The message is:
>(cvs server: nothing known about 'NAME' - ! not 'NAME.'
>Can you tell me if there's any workaround,
>what is interesting, update command works fine.
'.' is special to Windows. You can't store a filename ending in one
on the filesystem (try renaming a file on the desktop to have a dot on
the end... it'll silently remove it).
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