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Re: Branching and add file problem (repost)

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: Branching and add file problem (repost)
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 09:49:16 -0500

It sounds like the initial commit of the new files was to a branch and
you were updating the main trunk.  You might try reading through the
following section of the manual.


Derek Price                      CVS Solutions Architect ( )
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address@hidden wrote:

> Hi,
> I just branched a project.  In that project, I cvs removed all the
> file in a particular directory.  I then added a lot of new files,
> including some subdirectories.
> When I go to another computer to do an update, all of the old files
> are removed, all of the new files in the directory are added, and all
> of the sub directories are created.
> However, the subirectories are empty.  They do not contain the checked
> in files.  In fact, they don't even have a CVS directory.
> When I did an update -P -d -r branch_tag, things got even weirder.
> The sub-directories were populated with the correct files, but there
> was still no CVS directory created.
> I'm not sure what is going on.  I check the repository, and all of the
> new files I added were put int the Attic (I on't really care, as long
> as CVS handles it).  Also, the new subdirectories had Attics created,
> and all of the file in the sub dir also went into the Attic.  The
> strange part is that the files in the sub dirs Attic are read only.
> Any help is appreciated.
> I did all of the adds and updates with WinCVS 1.1b17 talking to CVS
> 1.11 on Linux.
> Thanks,
> Gerald

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