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Re: Unusual error message

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: Unusual error message
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2001 14:03:45 -0500

Trent Eggleston wrote:

> Now, whenever anyone trys to commit any file, error messages
> are printed for each and every one of the aforementioned files:
>     cvs update: move away Makefile; it is in the way
>     cvs update: move away .....
> I cannot determine what this message means.  However, the
> master source directory contains CVS/Entries which contains
> no mention of the aforementioned files.

The usual cause of this error message is a file being created locally
and added to the repository elsewhere before an update.  The missing
entries in Entries seems to back this up.  I haven't heard of this
happening before due to anything but user error.


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