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Re: CVS/root error (or warning) message

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS/root error (or warning) message
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 18:02:20 -0500 (EST)

Mark Fraser writes:
> To reiterate, the error does NOT occur
> when I do
> cvs -d %CVSROOT% co project
> or when I do
> cvs -d //(path to repository) co project
> but it DOES occur when I do:
> cvs co project
> Why would one get the error and not the other two cases?

Because the complaint is about a bogus CVSROOT in CVS/Root and -d on the
command line overrides CVS/Root.  As far as I know, the *only* way to
get that error is to have a bogus CVS/Root file -- I suggest you check
again carefully.  If you're certain you don't have a CVS/Root file, try
running with tracing turned on (the global -t option) and post the

-Larry Jones

These things just seem to happen. -- Calvin

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