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Re: cvs init
On Thu, Feb 07, 2019 at 01:46:00PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Patrick Welche <prlw1%cam.ac.uk@localhost> writes:
> > $ cd /tmp
> > $ mkdir foo
> > $ cvs -d /tmp/foo init
> > cvs [init aborted]: init to an existing repository is restricted to members of the group cvsadmin
> > $ grep cvsadmin /etc/group
> > $
> I just did "cvs -d /tmp/foo init" without creating foo first, and it
> worked fine (netbsd-8).
> The error is about running init on an *existing* repository.
I mistakenly thought /tmp/foo would at least need to contain a CVSROOT
directory to count as a repository.
> As for the man page omission, maybe see if the bug is in upstream and
> file a bug with them ;-) ?
I can give it a go ;-) That is part of the point, "init" doesn't appear.
> We could change the code to just not allow init of an existing dir at
... and maybe https://wiki.netbsd.org/tutorials/how_to_setup_a_cvs_server/
which appears to do "mkdir mycompany"
Thanks for the correct syntax (and to David),
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