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Re: Safely changing the repository - How to do it?

From: Russ Sherk
Subject: Re: Safely changing the repository - How to do it?
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2005 08:30:34 -0500

You can also try specifying the new CVSROOT using the -d option.  This
will not change the CVS/Root file at all but will allow checkin/update

cvs -d/my/new/cvsRoot ci myFiles

After that is done, you can delete the working copy and check out a new one.


On Fri, 4 Mar 2005 13:21:36 +0100, Frank Knobloch
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi, 
> > I had moved the repository to a different place.  When trying 
>  > to cvs ci, cvs 
>  > sent an error message about CVSROOT.  To eliminate this error 
>  > message I have 
>  > modified ROOT to contain the proper rep place.  Unfortunately 
>  > cvs is still 
>  > not happy.   Is there anything else that I have to do to get 
>  > cvs to work 
>  > again? 
> was your Sandbox checked out from the old repository location? If so, the
> CVSROOT ist stored in everey CVS Folder in your Sandbox. These are simple
> ASCII Files, so you can change the content easily. 
> Greetings 
> Frank 
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