[Project_owners] Adding Files with CVS

Arthur Wiebe webmaster at awiebe.com
Wed Nov 19 13:12:43 EST 2003


OK, I got it now. And it's working.
Thanks for your help
<Arthur/>

On Nov 18, 2003, at 6:19 PM, Chris Neale wrote:

> On Tuesday 18 November 2003 23:13, Arthur Wiebe wrote:
>> I've been trying to add a file to the downloads folder. It's not
>> working, since I'm relatively new to CVS (Been playing with it for 
>> less
>> than a week) I really don't know what's going on.
>> Here's what I get in Terminal.app
>>
>> [awiebe:~/macpkg/downloads] artooro% cvs add Mozilla1.6a.pkg.zip
>> cvs server: scheduling file `Mozilla1.6a.pkg.zip' for addition
>> cvs server: use 'cvs commit' to add this file permanently
>> [awiebe:~/macpkg/downloads] artooro% cvs commit Mozilla1.6a.pkg.zip
>>
>>
>> CVS:
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> CVS: Enter Log.  Lines beginning with `CVS:' are removed automatically
>> CVS:
>> CVS: Committing in .
>> CVS:
>> CVS: Added Files:
>> CVS:    Mozilla1.6a.pkg.zip
>> CVS:
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> ~
>> ~
>> "/tmp/cvsaRMkQf" 9L, 302C
>>
>> And that's all that happens. What does it mean?
>
> you're very close, what you've got is vi asking you for a checkin 
> message
>
> to avoid fighting vi
>
> cvs commit -m 'checkin message' Mozilla1.6a.pkg.zip
>
>> Does the file get added
>> to the CVS? It doesn't appear on the CVS web interface.
>>
>> Also I've been trying different things but I can't seem to be able to
>> remove directories I made but shouldn't have.
>> Exactly how do you remove an empty directory from the CVS?
>>
>
> ask Pete nicely
>
>> Thanks for any help! I couldn't find a sufficient online resource 
>> which
>> actually "worked".
>> <Arthur/> - Owner of MacPKG, http://macpkg.mozdev.org
>>
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