[cvsnt] "cannot open directory . for empty check"

Ulf Jaenicke-Rößler ujr at gmx.net
Thu Apr 19 15:30:06 BST 2007

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I get the error/warning "cannot open directory . for empty check"
everytime I do a "cvs update -P" on my working files. The only thing I
figured out so far, is, that the message disappears as soon as I leave
out the "-P" - prune empty directories - option.

I read all I could find on google regarding this message, which is not
much and did not help me. How can I prevent this message while still
being able to let empty directories pruned?

I don't know if it matters - I migrated the CVS repository from a
Linux server simply by copying all the folders and files. Apart from
that special message everything is working fine. With the Linux server
I never received this message under otherwise identical operating

I'm using the latest cvsnt server/client.


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