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Re: cannot read from /cvs/CVSROOT/Emptydir/##CVSDUMMY/##CVSDUMMY

From: Mark D. Baushke
Subject: Re: cannot read from /cvs/CVSROOT/Emptydir/##CVSDUMMY/##CVSDUMMY
Date: Thu, 5 May 2011 09:18:51 -0700

th_wm <address@hidden> writes:

> after trying to call cvs update on a directory myDir, which is not the
> current directory, I've got the error message
> cvs -d :<mycvs-root>/cvs up -d ../../myDir
> cvs server: User 'myuser' cannot read from
> instead of updating that directory.
> Remark: :<mycvs-root>/cvs, myuser myDir are ok; I only anonymized it here.
> The command works, if I call cvs up without the 2nd -d option, when the
> working directory is to be updated.
> What was wrong or missing, what may be the reason for this error message?

It would seem that the relative directories are giving CVS problems.

> How can the problem be resolved?

Try doing the update directly while in the ../../myDir directory:

  cd ../../myDir
  cvs update -d

If that does not work, then more information will be needed about the
contents of your checked out tree.

        -- Mark

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