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Re: CVS checkout trouble

From: Davi Leal
Subject: Re: CVS checkout trouble
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2006 10:38:01 +0100 (CET)

Victor Engmark wrote:
> I tried checking out module gnuherds-app from CVSROOT :
> pserver:address@hidden:/sources/gnuherds-app on Windows
> with TortoiseCVS, and I got the following error message:
> cvs [checkout aborted]: cannot make directory
> gnuherds-app/Layer-1__GUI:_page_builder,_themes: Bad address
> The problem is probably that ":" cannot be part of a Windows folder/file
> name. Do you know any tricks to checkout such a directory in Windows?

No. I do not work on Windows since some years ago. I advice you to work on
an Unix system. Better if it is an GNU/Linux.

I will update the Savannah (Download Area) tar ball this night. It is too
much outdated.

So as you can take a first look at the code, I have prepared this tar
ball of the code which is running now at, with directory
names changed. But of course do not commit such directory names modifications:

Additional notes:
 * The code which is being used, it at the HEAD of the dev_1_1 branch.
 * Before committin anything I would like to take a look at the patch.

P.S.: We will use the Savannah task manager. We will add tasks there so as
to our work can be watched by anybody.

Please, let us know any problem you have,


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