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From Jeremy Boynes <>
Subject Re: Empty cvs directory in project root?
Date Fri, 20 Feb 2004 15:34:33 GMT
Patrick Mueller wrote:

> On Feb 12, 2004, at 3:10 PM, Ian F. Darwin wrote:
>> In /home/cvs/incubator-geronimo (and in 
>> /home/cvspublic/incubator-geronimo) there is an empty directory named 
>> "cvs".  This is harmless on standard UNIX but when e.g., trying to 
>> checkout under systems that lamentably ignore case (such as Mac OS X 
>> on an HFS partition),
>> it creates havoc (Eclipse's CVS totally gags, for example).
> This is hurting me now, also; I tried to check out the project in 
> Eclipse, and it does in fact "totally gag".  A plain old CVS checkout 
> seemed to actually work (under Mac OSX on an HFS partition), but the 
> directory should still be removed or renamed ... it ain't right.
> Patrick Mueller

Well, I didn't hear back from anyone so I have removed this empty 
directory from the cvs repo.


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