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Krooshof, Frederik wrote: > Hello everyone, > > Could anyone tell me how to get rid of the following error message in WinCVS: > > cvs server: Edit on file 'SVC_DPIT001.XML' refused by server > cvs edit: invalid data from cvs server > > This is after issuïng the following command: > cvs edit -- SVC_DPIT001.XML (in directory C:\develop\se\common\sources\components.dir\) This is what happens when you are using exclusive edits with a client that does not support them. This suggests you are *not* using cvsnt 2.5 on the XP machine, as this will not produce that error. > Apart from the error message nothing seems to go wrong. > The file becomes writable and a successive commit succeeds. So, do I have to fear > anything? Yes. You do not have a valid edit on the file and will be unable to commit. Tony