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RE: how to create a module

From: Vishal Jain
Subject: RE: how to create a module
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 18:12:46 -0500

As per my knowledge to just create a module you need not add any entry in
Module file. Just by adding a Module name in module file does not create a
project. Instead you will get an error message when you try to check out
that project. Error message will look like 

cvs [checkout aborted]: there is no repository <CVSROOR>/<MODULENAME>

We use Module file to add certain restrictions on the usage of that
repository. For example there is an administrative project that I want to
know who is checking out or committing, I would add an entry in module file
to control that part.

To create a module in CVS there are two different ways. Read following part
of CVS manual.

The module file has nothing to do with creating a module in CVS. You can
have modules that you work on and their names not listed in module file.

Vishal Jain

-----Original Message-----
From: Sangeetha Parthasarathy [mailto:address@hidden
Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 8:57 PM
To: Vishal Jain
Subject: Re: how to create a module

Well, I did a cvs co src and expected to find an empty folder by the name
of the module I thus created. I didn't find it.
So I created a folder by that module name and added a file to it and
tried to check in. If I had succeded in creating a module in cvs,
wouldn't it accept file check-in to that module ?

Vishal Jain wrote:

> Hi,
> It all looks fine to me. What exactly is the problem that you are getting
> after creating this module? Is it like you cannot checkout this module
> you created 'quotes'? The entry in module file should look like
> ProjectName     <where from to check out>
> In my case I keep
> Quote   Quote
> Reason is "Quote" = my module name and "Quote" = the repository name in
> REgards,
> Vishal Jain
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sangeetha Parthasarathy [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 7:58 PM
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: how to create a module
> Hi,
> I have come to the end of my tether trying to create a module. Please
> let me know what I am doing wrong.
> This is what I am doing. From the I got the pricedure to create
> a module in an existing repository, which is as follows.
> Step 1:
> Get a working copy of the modules file.
> $ cvs checkout CVSROOT/modules
> $ cd CVSROOT
> Step 2:
> Edit the file and insert a line that defines the module.
>  To define the module `quotes' inside project source/mod1/mod2/
>   quotes   source/mod1/mod2/quotes
> Step 3:
> Commit your changes to the modules file.
>   $ cvs commit -m "Added the quotes module." modules
> Step 4:
> Release the modules module.
> $ cd ..
> $ cvs release -d CVSROOT
> Please let me know what I am doing wrong.
> Thanks
> Sangeetha
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