[cvsnt] checkoutlist doesn't work on winXP

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Thu Apr 16 09:14:05 BST 2009

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> I have tried few days to make working checkoutlist from 

The use and purpose of checkoutlist is described here:

> I want to create my own template file where will be template for 
> commiting logs. 

Do you mean rcsinfo?, explained here:

> But
> my base problem is that if I add some file into checkoutlist and than
> checkout my project, there is no file which I write into 
> checkoutlist. 

Yes this is the correct behaviour.

> I suppose it should be in CVS directory where are others meta files.

Checkoutlist is a server side function not a client function - do you
mean rcsinfo?

> I'm using CVSNT:
> Client: Concurrent Versions System (CVSNT) 2.5.03 (Scorpio) Build 2382

There are several known bugs in rcsinfo that are fixed in CVS Suite
2008, but not in any 'free' releases yet:

Commit info template incomplete on client:

Template paths within rcsinfo not working:

If rcsinfo defined export tries to create CVS/Template:


Arthur Barrett

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