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RE: CVS add problem

From: Samir Barucija
Subject: RE: CVS add problem
Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 16:29:33 +0100

I would like add a new directory to existing toplevel module
is it possible with "add"?

Add  a  new  file  or  directory to the repository,
              pending a `cvs commit' on the same file.  Can  only
              be  done  from within sources created by a previous
              `cvs checkout' invocation.
...." from "man cvs"

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Derek R. Price [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: den 17 november 2000 15:49
> To: Samir Barucija
> Cc: 'address@hidden'
> Subject: Re: CVS add problem
> Samir Barucija wrote:
> > What does it mean?
> >
> > cvs -d /home/cvs add knock_server
> > cvs add: in directory .:
> > cvs [add aborted]: there is no version here; do 'cvs checkout' first
> Add only works in a CVS workspace.  You have to do a checkout 
> first.  If
> you're trying to add a new (toplevel) module, you probably 
> wanted to do:
>     cvs co -l .
>     cvs add knock_server
>     cvs ci
> The manual claims you should use import.  I suppose it's a matter of
> personal preferance and the details of the situation:
> Derek
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