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Re: cvs export fails with -d

From: Alexander Taler
Subject: Re: cvs export fails with -d
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2003 16:23:15 -0400

I've created an issue for it at cvshome.  Hopefully people won't
bother the list about it again, unless they have a patch (and a
ChangeLog entry :).



>>>>> "Larry" == Larry Jones <lawrence.jones@eds.com> writes:
  Larry> To: dissent@0--0.org (Alexander Taler)
  Larry> Subject: Re: cvs export fails with -d
  Larry> Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 18:04:25 -0400 (EDT)

  Larry> 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

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

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

  Larry> -Larry Jones

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  Larry> Calvin

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