Bug 66733 - export command creates CVS subdirectory
Summary: export command creates CVS subdirectory
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: cvs (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Martin Stransky
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: 130834 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2002-06-14 15:40 UTC by ken_laird
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:43 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-10 12:38:22 UTC
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Description ken_laird 2002-06-14 15:40:40 UTC
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Description of problem:
According to the CVS documentation, the export command should just
extract files from a repository and not create a CVS subdirectory in
the local working directory.  However, version 1.11.1p1-7 does create
CVS subdirectories.  This becomes a problem if you have more than one
module that you want to export to the same local directory for packaging purposes.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create a module in cvs and add some files.
2.cd to an empty local directory.
3.issue the command cvs export -D tomorrow <name of module>
4.list the directory created by cvs.

Actual Results:  a CVS subdirectory will have been created, just as if you had
used the
update or checkout command.

Expected Results:  Should have just extracted the files and not created a CVS

Additional info:

Comment 1 Rick Johnson 2004-08-09 20:17:41 UTC
Bug is reproducable in Red Hat Enterprise 3 Update 2 with
cvs-1.11.2-24. Updated platform.

When exporting a module and the "-d" flag is specified to create a
source distribution, the CVS subdirs are erroniously included.
Possible problem in client.c

Probably should be updated under Enterprise Linux and all platforms.

Comment 2 Rick Johnson 2004-08-10 00:33:30 UTC
Rawhide version cvs-1.11.17-3 seems to contain a fix in client.c that
resolves this problem. Any chance this could be backported to RHEL 3?

Comment 3 Martin Stransky 2005-03-10 12:38:22 UTC
Hmm, I couldn't reproduce it with cvs-1.11.2-25 and newer. Let me
know, if you can do it and how.

Comment 4 Martin Stransky 2005-03-10 12:59:53 UTC
*** Bug 130834 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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