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Re: Update from remote - reflect in history file


From: Mark D. Baushke
Subject: Re: Update from remote - reflect in history file
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2003 14:37:40 -0700

Larry Jones <address@hidden> writes:

> Dmitry Ryzhkov writes:
> > 
> > I can't find any way to register 'cvs update ..' command in the file
> > if this update is requested from the remote machine.
> 
> This appears to be a long-standing bug in client/server mode and an
> unintended consequence of setting the command_name global variable to
> "server" whenever running in client/server mode rather than to the
> actual command name.  There are already a number of places in the server
> code where command_name is reset to the actual command name so that
> things work right; I'm thinking we should just do it all the time.  The
> major user-visible effect of this change would be that most messages in
> client/server mode would contain the actual command name rather than the
> generic "server".  It would also remove some gratuitous differences
> between local and client/server modes (e.g., the "file was lost" warning
> would show up in client/server mode).  Any objections?

I have no objections.

        -- Mark




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