[Project_owners] Adding Files with CVS

Chris Neale cdn at mozdev.org
Tue Nov 18 23:19:16 EST 2003


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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