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Re: Newbie indeed

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Newbie indeed
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2001 14:09:35 -0400 (EDT)

Marius Flage writes:
> address@hidden:~/public_html/rost$ echo $CVSROOT
> /usr/local/cvsroot
> And now I want to add another project. As the manual says I first cd into
> the directory I want to put under cvs-control. This is the directory
> ~/public_html/rost. And then I perform the command:
> address@hidden:~/public_html/rost$ cvs import -m "Rost hjemmeside" rost
> marius nothing
> cvs import: No CVSROOT specified!  Please use the `-d' option
> cvs [import aborted]: or set the CVSROOT environment variable.

It would appear that $CVSROOT is set as a local variable rather than an
enviroment variable.  If you're using a csh-like shell, you need to use
setenv rather than set; if you're using an sh-like shell, you need to
export CVSROOT.

-Larry Jones

I take it there's no qualifying exam to be a Dad. -- Calvin

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