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Re: cvs doesn't work


From: Danilo Segan
Subject: Re: cvs doesn't work
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 06:20:09 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

<address@hidden> writes:

> When trying to checkout the sources using cvs on top of MSYS running on 
> Windows NT 5.1, I get an error saying "cvs [server aborted]: can't chdir
> (/home/empty): No such file or directory".  Mkdir'ing /home/empty doesn't 
> help anything.  What should I do now?

Try adding "-l" command line option to CVS command line, eg.
  cvs -l -z4 co blahblah

If it works, don't ask me why -- I had to use it today to check out a
fresh copy of Emacs CVS on GNU/Linux system, so I don't think it's
particular to your system.

Cheers,
Danilo




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