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Re: 3 module related bugs

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: 3 module related bugs
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 11:18:26 -0400 (EDT)

Dieter Maurer writes:
> I know now that CVS does the following when is sees a module definition
> of the form "MNAME -d  wdpath/wd  DIRPATH/DIR":
>   It uses "DIRPATH/DIR" as repository for "wdpath/wd" but
>   *ALSO* "DIRPATH" as repository for "wdpath" and so on recursively.
>   If "DIRPATH" becomes empty before "wdpath", it uses
>   "." as repository.

Just for the directory where it first becomes empty; after that it uses

> Personally, I find this unintuitive.

Before this change was made (when the parent directories were all mapped
to Emptydir as you desire), there were constant complaints from people
who were surprised that the parent directories did not map to the
obvious repository directories.  Since then change was made, there have
been very few complaints so I must conclude that you're in the minority.

-Larry Jones

It's like SOMEthing... I just can't think of it. -- Calvin

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