Re: cvs server: Up-to-date check failed for `maint-guide.sgml'
On Fri, Sep 10, 1999 at 05:37:35PM -0500, email@example.com wrote:
> > I typed:
> > $ cvs commit -r 1.5 maint-guide.sgml
> > Edited the changelog, saved it, exited, and after some time got this
> > message:
> > cvs server: Up-to-date check failed for `maint-guide.sgml'
> > cvs [server aborted]: correct above errors first!
> > cvs commit: saving log message in /tmp/cvs01258baa
> > What the fsck does that mean? How can I fix that?
> You have to do an update since maint-guide.sgml was modified by someone
> else while you were editing your checked out version:
> cvs update maint-guide.sgml
> This will merge any changes that were made after you check it out into
> your version. If there are any conflicts you will have to correct them
> before you can commit them. Once the file is clean, i.e. no conflicts,
> you can then commit the file.
Nope, I did "cvs update" several times, it didn't help.
I think I figured it out - my $CVSROOT variable was a little rusty, so
I made a fresh checkout, copied my new file to the new tree, and committed
it from there. And it worked!
enJoy -*/\*- don't even try to pronounce my first name