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Re: cannot add file `XXX' when RCS file `/.../XXX,v' already exists

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: cannot add file `XXX' when RCS file `/.../XXX,v' already exists
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2000 20:05:43 -0500

Ferdinando Ametrano wrote:

> The real problem is the commit failure:
> cvs commit -m "log message" Makefile (in directory E:\Projects\QuantLib\Linux)
> with the following message:
> cvs server: cannot add file `Makefile' when RCS file
> `/cvsroot/quantlib/QuantLib/Linux/Makefile,v' already exists
> cvs [server aborted]: correct above errors first!

Don't know what caused your first few errors, but this one is usually because a
file with the same name was added from another workspace and committed before
this one.

> 2) I just subscribed to this list, where's the FAQ file?

There's a link to the docs and an FAQ from .  Don't use the
CVSHome FAQ-o-matic, though.  Use Pascal Molli's or the text file in the source
distribution.  And there's a mail archive for this list and bug-cvs available
from .


Derek Price                      CVS Solutions Architect ( )
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