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Re: cvs export fails with -d

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: cvs export fails with -d
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 18:04:25 -0400 (EDT)

Alexander Taler writes:
> A cvs export over a cvsclient connection using -d to specify a
> directory two deep (eg "foo/bar") fails with the error:
>   cvs [export aborted]: could not change directory to requested
>   checkout directory `bar': No such file or directory

That's a long-standing (and, not coincidentally) very hard to fix
limitation of client/server mode.  The obvious workaround is:

        cd foo
        cvs export -d bar ...
        cd -

-Larry Jones

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