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RE: Setting up CVS

From: Christopher.Fouts
Subject: RE: Setting up CVS
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 10:07:49 -0400

Sounds like you did not do a "cvs init" before your
import. The command creates the $CVSROOT/CVSROOT
dir, which contains your control files...


>-----Original Message-----
>From: address@hidden 
>] On Behalf Of Michael Satterwhite
>Sent: Monday, September 13, 2004 10:02 AM
>To: address@hidden
>Subject: Setting up CVS
>I'm trying to setup CVS on a Linux box. I've created the 
>directory for the repository, and set CVSROOT. When I try to 
>import a project, I get the
>        cvs import: No CVSROOT specified!  Please use the `-d' option
>        cvs [import aborted]: or set the CVSROOT environment variable.
>Immediately after that, I display the environment variable and 
>get the following
>        >echo $CVSROOT
>        /
>Directory CVS *DOES* exist under / as shown:
>        > ls -l /
>        total 0
>        drwxr-xr-x  2 michael users 48 2004-09-13 08:37 CVSROOT
>What am I doing wrong? It appears that CVS is ignoring the 
>CVSROOT environment variable.
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