|Subject:||RE: can not lock a branch.|
|Date:||Wed, 7 Mar 2001 16:15:13 -0800|
I do have TEST_BRANCH, but still can not figure out why cvs server cannot modify RCS file.
See my command history below.
>cvs co -r TEST_BRANCH build
>cvs st package.sh
File: package.sh Status: Up-to-date
Working revision: 184.108.40.206
Repository revision: 220.127.116.11 /export/cvs/build/package.sh,v
Sticky Tag: TEST_BRANCH (branch: 1.9.2)
Sticky Date: (none)
Sticky Options: (none)
> cvs adm -lTEST_BRANCH
cvs server: cannot modify RCS file for `call70'
RCS file: /export/cvs/build/emailor/call71,v
cvs server: /export/cvs/build/emailor/call71,v: branch TEST_BRANCH absent
cvs server: cannot modify RCS file for `call71'
RCS file: /export/cvs/build/emailor/call72,v
cvs server: /export/cvs/build/emailor/call72,v: branch TEST_BRANCH absent
cvs server: cannot modify RCS file for `call72'
RCS file: /export/cvs/build/emailor/call73,v
cvs server: /export/cvs/build/emailor/call73,v: branch TEST_BRANCH absent
cvs server: cannot modify RCS file for `call73'
From: address@hidden [mailto:address@hidden]
Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2001 8:51 AM
Cc: address@hidden; address@hidden; address@hidden
Subject: Re: can not lock a branch.
Li, James writes:
> It will appreciate very much if you can help me this. I can not lock a
> branch from using cvs admin -l, Here is commands and error messages : I do
> not understant why cvs server cannot modify RCS file even I change the
> permition from 755 to 777 in /export/cvs/build?
> RCS file: /export/cvs/build/branch.build,v
> cvs server: /export/cvs/build/branch.build,v: branch TEST_BRANCH absent
> cvs server: cannot modify RCS file for `branch.build'
That message is somewhat misleading -- it would be more accurate to say
that CVS *did not* modify the RCS file rather than that it could not.
Since the requested branch did not exist, there was nothing to lock and
hence no reason to change the RCS file.
He just doesn't want to face up to the fact that I'll be
the life of every party. -- Calvin
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