[Project_owners] Need help with CVS problem

Paul Roub paul at roub.net
Thu Jun 17 12:20:58 EDT 2004


Kevin Quiggle wrote:
> Help!  Suggestions or advice appreciated.
> 
> Have a problem with this file:
> 
>    \MozManual\mozmanual\www\source.html
> 
> I cannot delete or update this file in the CVS repository. I am getting 
> error messages like this:
> 
>    cvs commit -m "no message" source.html (in directory
>    C:\Data\Kevin\MozManual\mozmanual\www\)
>    cvs commit: Up-to-date check failed for `source.html'
>    cvs [commit aborted]: correct above errors first!
>    disconnect
>    Start: mysql_close
>    End: mysql_close
> 

The last version checked-out in this directory is older than the current 
CVS version.  CVS wants you to merge changes before committing new ones.

Make a backup of the files you want to change;  then

	cvs update

to get the latest changes from CVS.  Compare and contrast, then check in.

-paul


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