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Re: CVS "could not get working directory" Ubuntu error.


From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS "could not get working directory" Ubuntu error.
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 16:40:12 -0400

Cameron McBride writes:
> 
> $ cvs -d :pserver:address@hidden:/cvsrepo checkout .
> cvs [checkout aborted]: could not get working directory: Function not
> implemented
[...]
> Let me know what other information is needed. I feel like this is just some
> small permissioning problem that has been left out.

It's not -- it's some kind of portability problem.  Where is your CVS
server's temp directory?  It appears to be on some kind of funky
filesystem that doesn't work the way CVS expects.  You could try moving
it to a normal filesystem or trying the latest release of CVS 1.11
rather than 1.12.
-- 
Larry Jones

They say winning isn't everything, and I've decided
to take their word for it. -- Calvin




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