cvs error on windows

Harald Welte
Thu, 25 Oct 2001 16:29:00 +0200

On Wed, Oct 24, 2001 at 01:42:26PM -0400, Roger Collins wrote:
> I saw that someone reported this back in August with no response.
> If you execute this under cygwin:
> cvs -d co netfilter
> You get this:
> cvs [checkout aborted]: could not chdir to netfilter/patches: Not a
> directory
> I think the root cause is that the source tree contains the file
> netfilter/PATCHES and the directory netfilter/patches.  (Both a file and
> directory with same name on a case-insensitive file system.)  Looks like we
> could remove the file or rename it to something like PATCHES.txt.


Who thinks about weird systems with case-insensitive filesystems ;)

> Can we fix this?

removed the file PATCHES now, since it is obsolete anyway.

> Roger

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