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Re: svn_error: #21055

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2001-04-17 14:50:57 CEST

Sam TH <sam@uchicago.edu> writes:
 
> Problem 1. It doesn't create a repository when I try to import to an
> empty dir, which I'm pretty sure CVS does.

Nope. Here's quote from an excellent book on CVS: ;)

  "Once the CVS executable is installed on your system, you can start
  using it right away as a client to access remote repositories,
  following the procedures described in An Overview of CVS. However,
  if you want to serve revisions from your machine, you have to create
  a repository there. The command to do that is

    floss$ cvs -d /usr/local/newrepos init"

                         (-- from http://www.red-bean.com/cvsbook)

>
> Problem 2. If I use one of the repositories created by the test
> suites, then it imports properly, but checkouts are broken. Like so:
>
> [sam_at_samth bar]$ ../svn co file:///home/sam/projects/svn-repos/test-repo-1/
>
> apr_error: #0, src_err 0 : Success
> unable to make any directories
>

That error looks really odd. Can you give us a verbose reproduction
recipe?

The command you're typing above is attempting to create a working copy
dir called 'test-repo-1' in '.' Is there already a directory in '.'
by that name?

If so, just add a '-d wc-dir-name' argument to the end of your
command.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:28 2006

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