[Project_owners] CVS Branching

Douglas E. Warner silfreed at silfreed.net
Mon Nov 17 06:33:36 PST 2008

Ramiro Aparicio wrote:
> Hi,
> I need to start with a big overhaul of my extension and I wanted to try 
> the branhing features of CVS, I know they are not great but probably I 
> will not use that branch anymore, It is just to have an easy way to see 
> the last version.
> But when I try to branch my src directory I get the following errors:
>     The server reported an error while performing the "cvs tag" command.
>       foxgame: cvs tag: User 'frisco82' cannot access src/chrome
>       foxgame: cvs tag: User 'frisco82' cannot access src/chrome/content
>       foxgame: cvs tag: User 'frisco82' cannot access src/chrome/locale
>       foxgame: cvs tag: User 'frisco82' cannot access src/chrome/skin
>       foxgame: cvs tag: User 'frisco82' cannot access src/defaults
>       foxgame: cvs [tag aborted]: correct the above errors first!
> Please note that I am the main developer I have added files without 
> problem until today in these directories.

I frequently use branches on Mozdev to do development; what CVS client are you 
using?  Do you know what the command is that is being issued?

I have problems do the branching and merging from Eclipse; I currently have to 
do everything using the cli.


Douglas E. Warner    <silfreed at silfreed.net>    Site Developer
Mozdev.org           http://www.mozdev.org

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