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Re: BUG in "cvs сo -r" (CVS 1.11.0)?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: BUG in "cvs сo -r" (CVS 1.11.0)?
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2002 11:32:25 -0500 (EST)

Alexei Lioubimov writes:
> cvs [checkout aborted]: cannot open directory .../CVS/mypoj/Attic: Not a
> directory
> It is true -- since i have deleted nothing in myproj yet, i don't have Attic
> in it. But why is it impossible to checkout a tag or revision if module
> doesn't contain Attics?
> After i manually mkdir _empty_ Attic in .../CVS/mypoj cvs was satisfied and
> checked out mytag.
> Is this a BUG? If yes, then is there a workaround?

It would appear to be a bug in your operating system.  CVS expects an
attempt to open a non-existent directory to return an ENOENT error, not
an ENOTDIR error.  What system is this happening on?  And is your
repository on a local disk or some kind of network file system?

-Larry Jones

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