Problem with cvs commit failed in cvs-freebsd setup

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Tue Jan 10 09:43:42 PST 2006

On 2006-01-11 01:36, Jose Liang <jliang at> wrote:
> Thanks for your patience and explaining first!
> I've created a group file inside the chroot directory, it looks just like:
> wheel:*:0:root,cvs
> nobody:*:65534:
> cvs:*:1002:jose
> but it is still unable to work.
> And I exec ./commitcheck in local directory,
> it complains:
> Can't locate CVSROOT/ in @INC (@INC contains:
> :pserver:jose at localhost:/cvsroot /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.8.7/BSDPAN
> /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.7/mach
> /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.7 /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl
> /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.8.7/mach /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.8.7 .) at
> ./commitcheck line 13.
> BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at ./commitcheck line 13.

Where is commitcheck?  Does that directory contain

> So should I creat above files to the chroot environment manually?

They should be a part of your CVSROOT/ directory already.

> Because I'm afraid of I don't know exactly how to dig a bit deeper
> into Perl stuff. :(

Have you followed the instructions of the article to set up all the
CVSROOT/ files correctly?  I refer to:

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