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Somehow got CVS added to CVS/Entries


From: steve cameron
Subject: Somehow got CVS added to CVS/Entries
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 09:23:16 +0600
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Somehow I got into this situation:

address@hidden patch-scripts]# cvs -nq update
cvs update: warning: directory CVS specified in argument
cvs update: but CVS uses CVS for its own purposes; skipping CVS directory

Huh?

So, (after much head-scratching) I figured out this:

address@hidden patch-scripts]$ grep CVS CVS/Entries
D/CVS////

Hmm, that doesn't look right, so I fired up vi and
I deleted that line from CVS/Entries, and now it's ok:

address@hidden patch-scripts]# cvs -nq update
address@hidden patch-scripts]# cvs version
Client: Concurrent Versions System (CVS) 1.11.2 (client/server)
Server: Concurrent Versions System (CVS) 1.11.1p1 (client/server)

But, I wonder how that happened though... any ideas?

There did seem to be some interruption in service on the
server side just before this started happenning, so, I 
think I aborted a commit in progress, or about to start.
(it was one small change to one file, not a massive commit.)

Just wondering.

-- steve





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