[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Can't delete and re-add same file

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Can't delete and re-add same file
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2000 12:24:17 -0500 (EST)

Stephen Rasku writes:
> $ mv umoproc.cpp umoproc.cpp.save
> $ cvs rm
> cvs remove: Removing .
> cvs remove: file `Makefile.pkg' still in working directory
> cvs remove: scheduling `umoproc.cpp' for removal
> cvs remove: use 'cvs commit' to remove this file permanently
> cvs remove: 1 file exists; remove it first
> $ mv umoproc.cpp.save umoproc.cpp
> $ cvs add umoproc.cpp
> cvs add: umoproc.cpp should be removed and is still there (or is back 
> again)

That's the way it's supposed to work.  When you've removed a file and
haven't committed the removal, doing a ``cvs add'' resurrects the file
from the repository, which it can't do in this case because there's
another file in the way.  Either do a commit before the mv or do the mv
after the add.

-Larry Jones

I hate it when they look at me that way. -- Calvin

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]