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RE: Problem with Entries file

From: Matt Dowding
Subject: RE: Problem with Entries file
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 13:09:45 -0000


Thanks for the response.

The module is not listed in the modules file.

My CVS client does not seem to support the tracing option (i.e. cvs co -t
<module> fails as it does not like the -t).

The Entries.Log file looks like this :-


The Entries.Log file looks like this :-

A D/solaris-sparc////

One thing I have discovered is that the files appear ok (and cvs status
works) if I explicitly request a recursive checkout (cvs co -R <module>).
On the previous CVS repository I used (Solaris client/Solaris server) I
never had to do this.  Is there some kind of configuration parameter that
makes recursive checkout the default?



Matt Dowding
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-----Original Message-----
From: Larry Jones [mailto:lawrence.jones@siemens.com] 
Sent: 14 November 2007 16:47
To: Matt Dowding
Cc: bug-cvs@nongnu.org
Subject: Re: Problem with Entries file

Matt Dowding writes:
> When I check out my project (using cvs co <modulename>) I get all of the
> files correctly.  However, the CVS/Entries file under one of the
> sub-directories in incorrect and just contains a single line with a D in
> This faulty subdirectory contains two subdirectories but no files.

I cannot reproduce this problem.  Is your module just a plain directory,
or is it defined in the modules file?  If the latter, please show us the
definition.  Also, please run the checkout with tracing enabled (-t) and
show us the trace.  And please check for a CVS/Entries.Log file in
addition to CVS/Entries.

-Larry Jones

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