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Re: different strains of CVS (was Re: cvs 1.11.2 server hungs on sigpipe


From: Mark D. Baushke
Subject: Re: different strains of CVS (was Re: cvs 1.11.2 server hungs on sigpipe)
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 10:20:57 -0800

Larry Jones <address@hidden> writes:

> Mark D. Baushke writes:
> > 
> > Here is a list of outstanding features in FreeBSD that are not present
> > in cvshome:
> [...]
> >   - "cvs" keyword in .cvsrc for global options
> >     [Useful to specify global switches like -q or -Q.]
> 
> That's already there, and has been as long as I can remember.

Hmmm... a quick diff between the two versions looking for this code and
I only see a difference between the FreeBSD version and the cvshome
version is the documentation remains. Would you care to make the
following patch so that the "cvs" keyword is documented for global
options?

        Thanks,
        -- Mark

Index: man/cvs.1
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/ccvs/man/cvs.1,v
retrieving revision 1.30
diff -u -p -r1.30 cvs.1
--- man/cvs.1   17 Apr 2002 19:32:47 -0000      1.30
+++ man/cvs.1   26 Feb 2003 18:14:44 -0000
@@ -297,6 +297,15 @@ it will have the effect of producing con
 all executions of
 .` "cvs diff"
 ).
+.SP
+Global options are specified using the \fBcvs\fP keyword.  For example,
+the following:
+.SP
+cvs \-q
+.SP
+will mean that all
+.` "cvs"
+commands will behave as thought he \-q global option had been supplied.
 .SH "CVS COMMAND SUMMARY"
 Here are brief descriptions of all the
 .B cvs




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