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Re: Max-dotdot not changed by -d option

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Max-dotdot not changed by -d option
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 10:55:11 -0500 (EST)

Ludvig Borgne writes:
> Using client/server CVS, when I do
>   cvs checkout -d ../x x
> I get an error message
>   cvs server: protocol error: `../x' contains more leading ..
>   cvs [server aborted]: than the 0 which Max-dotdot specified

It's a long standing, and very hard to fix, bug.  The workaround,
naturally, is to change directory so that you don't need the "..":

        cd ..
        cvs checkout -d x x

-Larry Jones

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