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Re: How to move a repository from linux to windows?

From: Jim Hyslop
Subject: Re: How to move a repository from linux to windows?
Date: Wed, 03 May 2006 14:55:54 -0400
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Kelly F. Hickel wrote:
>  [Kelly F. Hickel] Yeah, that's what I thought, but I'm using the one I
> downloaded at the moment, since I don't trust the one that I built at
> all.  I used it to create a repo, imported a single file into it, and
> all was working properly.  I even went so far as to do "cvs -ttttttt co
> xyz" against both repos and compare the trace output.  It's completely
> identical (except for the repo names of course), but with the repo I
> created on windows, I get files, with the repo I moved from linux, I
> just get the directories.

Hmmm... this is getting, uh, interesting.

> cvs up on a file name, the file gets checked out.  Makes me suspect
> something's wrong with the way globbing is working in the copied repo.

I can't see how the globbing would be affected by the location. I could
be wrong, though.

What happens if you issue 'cvs update -d' from the misbehaving repository?

What happens if you copy one of the files from the misbehaving repo into
the newly-created repo, and vice versa?

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