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Re: "cvs commit: nothing known about 'filename'"

From: Paul Hughett
Subject: Re: "cvs commit: nothing known about 'filename'"
Date: 19 May 2002 15:59:44 GMT
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Sven Sandberg <address@hidden> wrote:

: When I run

:    cvs -d:ext:address@hidden:blah commit -m 'message' filename

: I get the message:

:    cvs commit: nothing known about 'filename'
:    cvs [commit aborted]: correct above errors first!

: It only happens with some files, not all. Does anyone know what
: it means? Thanks in advance,

It probably means that you forgot to do

   cvs -d:ext:address@hidden:blah add filename

to tell cvs that you're adding this file to the repository.  Also
possible is that you've misspelled the filename or that you're in the
wrong directory.

Paul Hughett

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