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repository was on a mapped network share the server would throw a similar error message, wouldn't it? Regards, Fl=E1vio On 6/20/07, Arthur Barrett <arthur.barrett at march-hare.com> wrote: > Joseph, > > in directory Z:\projects\some\path\to\file do this: > > type CVS\Root > > > What I think you will see is that it is :local: - you need to re-checkout= the sandbox using pserver (or WinCVS has a macro to change the Root from := local: to :pserver: I believe - but I don't use WinCVS so can't advise you = on that). > > From your initial comments I gather that z: is a mapped drive to a samba = share on the linux box. > > If so when you checked out the sandbox on linux you should have used :pse= rver: not :local:. Again: local is very dangerous and should never be used= except by the CVS/CVSNT developers. > > Furthermore sharing a sandbox between Linux and Windows can be rather dan= gerous - but if you are only using WinCVS diffs then that should be OK. If= however you use WinMerge to do merging (from WinCVS) then you could easily= end up changing the line endings on the source files - which if you commit= from Linux will create a very messy result. > > Regards, > > > Arthur Barrett > > > _______________________________________________ > cvsnt mailing list > cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook > http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs >