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Re: import error

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: import error
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 15:34:32 -0400 (EDT)

Ronald Edward Petty writes:
> cvs import -m "" $CVSROOT/test a b
> cvs [import aborted]: directory /home/cvs//test not relative within the
> repository

When you're importing, you're supposed to specify the repository
directory as a relative pathname, not an absolute pathname.  That is,
you should just use:

        cvs import -m "" test a b

> I have CVSROOT set to /home/cvs
> and have created a directory called test in the directory /home/cvs, this
> is the cvs user account...  what am I doing wrong here?

You don't need to create $CVSROOT/test, import will create it if it
doesn't exist.

-Larry Jones

Start tying the sheets together.  We'll go out the window. -- Calvin

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