cvs broken?

Jeremy Newman jnewman at
Mon Jan 19 09:49:22 CST 2004

I assume you are talking about CVSweb (aka If
you want to download a file, use the command line cvs client. I am not
comfortable giving apache or the cvsweb.cgi write privileges to the CVS

On Sun, 2004-01-18 at 21:55, Tom wrote:
> If I try to download a file from cvs
> I get this error.
> Error
> Error: Unexpected output from cvs co: cvs [checkout aborted]: Absolute 
> module reference invalid: `/wine/dlls/msdmo/msdmo_main.c'
> Check, whether there exists a directory /home/wine/CVSROOT and the 
> script has write-Access to the CVSROOT/history if it exists.
> It needs to place lock-files in the directory the file is in as well.
> Jer ?
> Tom
Jeremy Newman <jnewman at>
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