[cvsnt] can't import files using tortoiseCVS

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Thu Jun 21 22:21:54 BST 2007

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Arthur Barrett

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org 
> [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org] On Behalf Of 3c
> Sent: 21 June 2007 18:23
> To: cvsnt at cvsnt.org
> Subject: [cvsnt] can't import files using tortoiseCVS
> Hi,
> I have used cvs at work for long and it helped me to install, 
> and just 
> installed cvsnt and also tortoiseCVS on my windows XP system.  I also 
> installed wincvs as well, but currently I'm using tortoiseCVS.  After 
> installed them I could create repository and module in 
> Repository using 
> tortoiseCVS.  However, when I tried to add (import) files in 
> the module 
> using tortioseCVS, I found that the dropdown menu in which I 
> expected to see 
> tortoiseCVS's Add command was not included.  What I did 
> was... I clicked 
> right button of mouse on the root file holder under which 
> there were files I 
> wanted to import to the module created in CVS repository. I 
> spent a lot time 
> to figure out why it didn't properly work out, but could not 
> find direct 
> answer.  Only I could was that using wincvs I could import 
> the files to the 
> module. Then, I noticed that tortoise's green icon for 
> imported module file 
> holder didn't appear even though the importing was 
> succesufull.  I continued 
> to search for the information for the problem, and then I 
> found that an 
> issue of unmatched build problem between cvsnt and 
> tortoiseCVS build. So, I 
> went to cvsnt and tortoiseCVS download site to find a correct 
> build, but I 
> could not find any but the latest build. The versions of CVSNT and 
> tortoiseCVS (and also winCVS) I am using are the latest 
> stable build.  But, 
> according to an article about this problem says there have 
> been some changes 
> on building CVSNT, and it causes problem to use it with 
> tortoiseCVS.  I'm 
> not 100% sure what causes my problem, but I'm guessing it may 
> cause my 
> problem.  I have reinstalled both cvsNT and tortoiseCVS a 
> couple times, but 
> it didn't help to solve this problem. I tired to use cvs.exe 
> under cvsnt 
> directory (I copied it under tortoiseCVS directory) with 
> tortoiseCVS, and I 
> noticed that tortoiseCVS can't work with it.  Do you know why 
> I have this 
> problem and how to fix it?
> Thank you in advance
> Sam 
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