[cvsnt] cvs server: 'group' not allowed in checkoutlist

Glen Starrett glen.starrett at march-hare.com
Mon Sep 25 17:58:35 BST 2006

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Jim Hyslop wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to configure Bo Berglund's CVSMailer, and trying to use the
> group features he documents. I've added a file CVSROOT/group, and added
> the group file to checkoutlist. But CVSNT updates the admin databases, I
> get the following:
> cvs server: Rebuilding administrative file database
> cvs server: 'group' not valid in checkoutlist - skipping
> Why is CVSNT skipping the group file? It has no problems checking out
> the users file.

It's not skipping the group file, it's skipping the entry in the 
checkoutlist.  The group file is part of the automatically checked-out 
files within the CVSROOT, so including it in the checkoutlist is redundant.

Glen Starrett

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