[cvsnt] Re: Creating a Shadow Folder

Glen Starrett glen at starretthome.net
Tue Dec 6 16:45:30 GMT 2005

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Mike wrote:
> ------------------------------------------
> cvs.exe [checkout aborted]: cannot rename file _new_make_purchase.cfm to
> make_purchase.cfm: Bad address
> Error, CVS operation failed
> ------------------------------------------
> It doesn't always error on the same file, and if I checkout the module
> again it picks up where it left off.
> Like I previously mentioned all machines including the repository are
> running Win XP.  I'm using CVSNT (Obviously) on the server side and
> Tortoise CVS on the client side.  My client is accessing the repository
> over a very reliable LAN connection. 
> Searching has not yielded any helpful answers. Any ideas?

Unhelpful, but indicative that it's a network issue:




If this is a local sandbox then let us know.  Otherwise, sandboxes that 
are on network drives are only supported by the 'pro' version of CVSNT.

> On a side note, I'd like to kick off a batch file on a commit. I'd like
> to do this on every commit to a certain module not just for certain
> folders within that module.  What's the best way to do this?

See the postcommit and other server-side scripts.  Depending on what you 
want to do within that script, there are different scripts that fire at 
different times.



Glen Starrett

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