|Subject:||Incorrect CVS Entries file|
|Date:||Thu, 8 Nov 2007 11:29:39 -0000|
I have a problem with CVS. I have a repository located on a Suse Linux server (CVS version XX) and am checking out code onto a Solaris 9 server (CVS version XX). My module has the following file structure :-
(i.e. there is nothing in dir2 except the subdirectory, although the subdirectory itself contains several files).
When I perform a clean checkout of the module into a fresh working area (using cvs co Module) I get all of the files correctly. However, if I change any of the files in Module/dir2/subdir4 a call to cvs status does not show that these files have been changed. They also do not take on tags after check-in.
A quick investigation has uncovered that the CVS/Entries file under dir2 just contains D indicating no sub-directories so I assume this is where the problem lies. What I don’t know is how to fix this. I don’t imagine that I can change the Entries file itself since this is generated as part of the checkout, so is there a bug in CVS that I can get a fix for, or is there another file in the repository itself that I can change to fix this problem?
Any help much appreciated.
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