[cvsnt] cvs [diff aborted]: Local access to network share not supported (use -N to override this error)

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Sat Jun 23 03:45:31 BST 2007

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> My CVS/Root file just said, "/projects/cvsroot".  This was 
> created when I did my CVS checkout on a linux terminal. I am 
> assuming that WinCVS interpreted this to mean local, hence 
> the error I got originally.
> Does that make sense?

That is correct.

Even from Linux you should never use :local:.  Fix the CVS/Root (to use
:pserver) and never use :local: on Linux or windows again and you will
never see these problems again.



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