[cvsnt] Problem branching, then error on commit in CVSNT

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Wed May 7 02:22:50 BST 2008

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Thanks for the client log.  You can turn it off again by using:

The client trace is a little difficult to work out - are you certain you
used just:
cvs ci -m ""

If not can you do that again?

Check that you are using a normal 'dash' character for the -m not a
'hyphen' (which is longer).  What shell are you using - I'm assuming you
are just using the standard cmd.exe not cygwin or something else?

If it's not any of those then you have either a server or a client side
cvsrc file set up.  You can chcek for a sever side cvsrc using:
cvs -d :sspi:localhost:/c-repo co -p CVSROOT/cvsrc

If it is empty you will see an output like this:
Checking out CVSROOT/cvsrc
RCS:  /c-repo/CVSROOT/cvsrc,v
VERS: 1.1

A local cvsrc file can be found with:
type %HOME%\.cvsrc


Arthur Barrett

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