[cvsnt] Re: Trouble setting up commit templates

dbrust at cs.kent.edu dbrust at cs.kent.edu
Wed Jun 21 22:39:21 BST 2006

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Thanks for the help!  I had used the complete path before, even trying the
slashes both ways.  The trick was using the full path AND rechecking out
the module.  Thanks for bringing that to my attention!  I really
appreciate your help!


> On Wed, 21 Jun 2006 16:57:19 -0400 (EDT), dbrust at cs.kent.edu wrote:
>>Thanks for the quick response.  I deleted a checked out directory and
>>re-checked it out, but still no luck.  The error dialog returned is as
>>WinCvs Alert
>>Template file not found.
>>You need to setup Template using rcsinfo file. Please refer to CVS
>>documentation for more details.
>>I missed the yank and paste on the "Template file not found." part
>>earlier, sorry!
> I overlooked one thing in your file:
> DEFAULT $CVSROOT\CVSROOT\msgtemplate.txt
> This will not work since you are using backslashes, this is an escape
> character...
> Should look like this instead:
> DEFAULT $CVSROOT/CVSROOT/msgtemplate.txt
> provided the $CVSROOT is legal syntax, which I don't know.
> Why not do it like this instead for testing:
> DEFAULT D:/cvsrepo/attoTest/CVSROOT/msgtemplate.txt
> The error message about not finding the file points towards the
> filespec being in error.
>>From the CVSNT docs:
> "the part after the regular expression should be a full pathname to a
> file containing the log message template."
> /Bo
> (Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)
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