> I'm trying import a project into cvs repository. But the content of the
> files contain illegal characters for cvs.
There is no such thing.
> How can I overcome this?
By using import correctly.
> [root@dev jacky]# cvs import -m "Initial import" cron/*
That's not how import works. Please see the manual:
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