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[bug #19525] CVS/Repository not correct for checkouts using -d in CVSROO
[bug #19525] CVS/Repository not correct for checkouts using -d in CVSROOT/modules
Thu, 05 Apr 2007 18:09:31 +0000
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Summary: CVS/Repository not correct for checkouts using -d
Project: Concurrent Versions System
Submitted by: None
Submitted on: Thursday 04/05/2007 at 18:09 UTC
Category: Bug Report
Severity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: None
Assigned to: None
Discussion Lock: Any
Fixed Release: None
Fixed Feature Release: None
I've just upgraded from 1.11 to 1.11.22, and am running into some
In my CVSROOT/modules file, there are entries like this:
mylib -a mylib_src mylib_inc
mylib_src -d mylib
mylib_inc -d include/mylib
After doing a "cvs checkout mylib", the resulting include/CVS/Repository is
not correct (either in behaviour, nor according to the manual).
In section 2.3 ('Repository'), it states:
"If the particular working directory does not correspond to a
directory in the repository, then 'Repository' should contain
Unfortunately, this is not the case.
After upgrading to 1.11.22, include/CVS/Repository now contains ".".
Where this causes real problems is when a subsequent "cvs update -d" is done.
What happens now (with v1.11.22) is a copy of the *entire* cvs repository is
checked out, under the 'include' directory.
[ Note that searching about this problem seems to indicate numerous people
complaining about this problem, but with no resolution.
If I manually change include/CVS/Repository to be "CVSROOT/Emptydir" (as it's
supposed to be), the a subsequent "cvs update -d" works as
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