[Techtalk] having problems with cvs add
sjmk at gmx.net
Wed Feb 25 17:10:16 EST 2004
On Wednesday 25 February 2004 15:22, Dennis Wheeler wrote:
> I'm having problems with a cvs add and I don't understand the error
> message enough to figure out how to correct it
> $ cvs -d :ext:dennisw at cvs.server:/root add
> dennisw at cvs.server's password:
> cvs add: in directory .:
> cvs [add aborted]: there is no version here; do 'cvs checkout'
> I did previously do a cvs checkout first, that's how I've got the
> sources that I have already. But now I just need to add this one
> file, and it won't let me.
> What am I missing?
> The cvs server is WinCVS (sorry, wasn't my doing), and I'm using a
> cygwin bash shell
> (I'm on the digest list, so direct reply's or cc's are welcome)
Do you want to add a file that's in a new directory? New = not
existing in cvs yet? If that's the case, add the directory first,
commit the change and then add the file.
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