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Chris Stave cstave at
Tue Dec 21 15:28:14 UTC 2004

I'm not sure if you've got the same directory structure as I do, but
I'd agree with the last respondent and say that you should check your
directory structure.  I know my setup is at /home/rancid/var/CVS
(rather than /home/rancid/var/rancid/cvs) ... so check out what's
around and look for cvs directories.


On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 17:53:39 -0800, Joe McCarty <jmccarty at> wrote:
> I have installed RANCID on a Fedora Core 2 box.  RANCID can log into my
> devices, get the configs, increment versions, and email diffs.
> CVSWeb, however, reports while trying to load the
> /home/rancid/var/rancid/CVS repository, "Error: No valid CVS roots
> found!."  log/httpd/error_log states, "Root '/home/rancid/var/rancid/CVS'
> defined in @CVSrepositories is not a directory."
> I tried "cvs status -d /home/rancid/var/rancid/CVS group/device_name," and
> I'm informed that the device isn't defined.
> The CVS directories have been set up by rancid-cvs exclusively, per FAQ
> and INSTALL instructions.
> Ideas appreciated.
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