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From: Donald Sharp
Subject: Re: CVS/ANT/Win2K
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2000 07:23:46 -0500
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Have you tried mounting //Beta/address@hidden/CVS into a drive letter?

Then using that?

On Thu, Dec 07, 2000 at 12:46:07PM +0200, Charles de Villiers wrote:
> Oops - I didn't put in that "file:" stuff, my mail client did
> The actual paths I tried are 
> "//Beta/address@hidden/CVS"
> and
> ":local://Beta/address@hidden/CVS"
> Original message follows:
> >Hi,
> >I am trying to execute CVS from ANT under Win2000. My problem is to make it
> >recognize the repository.
> >If I specify "-d file://Beta/address@hidden/CVS" (a UNC path)  the message is
> >"file://Beta/address@hidden/CVS must be an absolute pathname"
> >Putting :local: in front of the path doesn't help either. ANT/CVS complains
> >"cvs.exe checkout: missing hostname in CVSROOT:
> >:local://Beta/address@hidden/CVS
> >cvs.exe [checkout aborted]: Bad CVSROOT."
> >I have tried various combinations of forward & backslashes as well as some
> >bad language, but nothing seems to work.
> >Can someone help me please?
> Charles de Villiers
> SalesBid Ltd.
> Charles de Villiers
> SalesBid Ltd.

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