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Re: Command CVS co -c error


From: Pierre Asselin
Subject: Re: Command CVS co -c error
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 01:03:31 +0000 (UTC)
User-agent: tin/1.4.6-20020816 ("Aerials") (UNIX) (NetBSD/1.5.4_ALPHA (i386))

Pedro Governo <address@hidden> wrote:

> I'am using CVS 1.11.4 on a Windows 2000 machine and when i try the
> command "CVS co - c" i get the following message: "CVS [checkout aborted]:
> failed to open the modules file". This happens immediatly after i make
> "CVS init", i.e. with the default modules file.

If it's still broken, can you open $CVSROOT/CVSROOT/modules with wordpad
on the server?  If not, some semi-broken program must have the modules
file open and isn't releasing its read lock.  Is there anything suspicious
in the task list?  (and BTW can anyone tell me how to recognize a
suspicious task when I see one?)



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