[cvsnt] problem with old repository

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Wed Sep 26 20:53:04 BST 2007

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On Wed, 26 Sep 2007 21:31:01 +0200, Boris Smirnov
<boris.smirnov at gmail.com> wrote:

>Hi all,
>i'm new to cvsnt and wincvs. Recently I've installed cvsnt with wincvs 
>and defined my repository as this:
>path: d:\Repositories\myrepo
>name: /myrepo.
>I had some problems with the wincvs so I uninstalled both applications 
>(but I forget do delete repo through the cvsnt admin) and installed 
>again but with different repository structuce and path. But I can't work 
>because in wincvs and in command window anything I do I get a erroro 
>message saying: cvs [commit aborted]: /myrepo/CVSROOT: No such file or 
>It's my old repository. I searched in registry but I can't find this path.
>Could anybody be so kind and help me to solve this problem.
>Thanks in advance

Using RegEdit find this key:

With WinCvs closed, delete the key and its contents.
Then start WinCvs again and it should revert to the newly installed


(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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