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Re: cannot export from remote repo to absolute pathname

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: cannot export from remote repo to absolute pathname
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2001 16:46:48 -0400
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On Wed, Apr 25, 2001 at 06:02:26PM -0600, John E. Hein wrote:
> I am trying to export a subtree from a module at a remote repository
>  to a local directory tree.  I tried:
> cvs -d remotehost:/repo_dir export -d /local/dir some_module/sub/tree
> ( cd /local/dir ; cvs -d remotehost:/repo_dir export -d . 
> some_module/sub/tree)
> ln -s /local/dir foo
> cvs -d remotehost:/repo_dir export -d foo some_module/sub/tree

Export really wants to create the top-level directory.  Try this
variant of your second case:

    cd /local
    rm -r dir
    cvs -d remotehost:/repo_dir export -d dir some_module/sub/tree


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