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Re: can't checkout

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: can't checkout
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2001 17:52:59 -0400 (EDT)

Ben Van Mechelen writes:
> service cvspserver
> {
>       disable                 = no
>       socket_type     = stream
>       protocol                = tcp
>       wait            = no
>       user            = root
>       server          = /usr/bin/cvs
>       server_args     = --allow-root=/home/cvs/practicalc pserver
> }

Add "-f" at the beginning of server_args.  If that doesn't fix these

        cvs server: cannot open /root/.cvsignore: Permission denied
        cvs [server aborted]:can't chdir(/root): Permission denied

then add another line:

        passenv = PATH

> cvs checkout: in directory test:
> cvs checkout: cannot open CVS/Entries for reading: No such file or directory

That probably means that you're trying to checkout a directory that
already exists.  CVS really wants to create a new directory when doing a

-Larry Jones

At times like these, all Mom can think of is how long she was in
labor with me. -- Calvin

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