cvsup 7.0 STABLE checkout failure

N.J. Mann njm at
Sat Oct 11 08:02:38 PDT 2008

In message <20081011173613.GA7326 at freebsdbox>,
	Shakul M Hameed (smohideen at wrote:
> I am trying to download 7.0 stable release through cvsup, but it fails. I tried changing the server, but still get those errors. 
> ----- ERROR -------
> Checkout src/share/doc/psd/15.yacc/ss..
> Updater failed: Error in
> "/usr/home/moin/smbmount/code/SUPDB/sup/src-all/checkouts.cvs:RELENG_7": Cannot rename 
> "/usr/home/moin/smbmount/code/SUPDB/sup/src-all/#cvs.cvsup-7219.0" to
> "/usr/home/moin/smbmount/code/SUPDB/sup/src-all/checkouts.cvs:RELENG_7": No such filer or directory

Does the file system that you are using support colons (:) in file
names?  If it is FAT, HPFS or NTFS, or a derivative of one of those, it
probably doesn't and I suspect that is your problem.  Of course I could
be very wrong.  ;-)


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