[cvsnt] Re: invalid path name and Entries file

Joost Runsink runsinkj at geno-tronics_NOSPAM_.com
Tue Mar 21 07:13:18 GMT 2006

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Hi Tony,

I know about the F:, that is something that is going wrong. Tortoise is 
adding that somehow, F: is the disk where I'm checking out, all my 
sandboxes live there.

Tony Hoyle wrote:
> Joost Runsink wrote:
>> In F:\: "C:\Program Files\TortoiseCVS\cvs.exe" "checkout" "-d" "F:" "test"
>> CVSROOT=:pserver:root at bacula:2401/sw_vb
> That command is wrong - you shouldn't specify absolute paths to 
> checkout.  There is some support for it but strictly it's invalid (it 
> never used to work at all, but it was added some time back for special 
> cases).
> "F:" on its own is invalid always as it's meaningless - where in F: do 
> you mean?  That could mean the current directory, the root..  Also you 
> simply can't checkout a module onto the root directory anyway - it must 
> live in its own subdirectory.
> Tony

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