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[newbie] error releasing CVSROOT/modules

[newbie] error releasing CVSROOT/modules

[newbie] error releasing CVSROOT/modules

(OP)
hi,
i'm following the cvs manual wiki and i have build my first repo:

# export CVSROOT=/path/to/cvsroot
# cvs init
# cvs -m "import all my files" files vendor start

all went ok, i was able to checkout something..then i would like to add my first module:
# cvs co CVSROOT/modules
# cd CVSROOT
# nano modules (to add my module...)
# cvs ci -m "added first modules" modules
# cd ..
# cvs release -d CVSROOT

on the last command i get:

CODE

You have [0] altered files in this repository.
Are you sure you want to release (and delete) directory `CVSROOT/': y
cvs release: in directory `.':
cvs release: CVS directory found without administrative files.
cvs release: Use CVS to create the CVS directory, or rename the
cvs release: directory if it is intended to store something
cvs release: besides CVS administrative files.
cvs [release aborted]: *PANIC* administration files missing!

any help?

RE: [newbie] error releasing CVSROOT/modules

``cvs release'' is used to safely delete the working copy that you have checked out of a repository. You're attempting to apply it to CVSROOT. Since this directory hasn't been checked out of a CVS repository, release isn't going to do what you're expecting.

Can you explain more about what you're trying to achieve with that command? Perhaps then we'd be better able to help.

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