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Re: a few Q's

From: Derek Robert Price
Subject: Re: a few Q's
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 16:01:39 -0400
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Mark D. Baushke wrote:

| Christos Zoulas <address@hidden> writes:
| On Oct 22,  5:36pm, address@hidden ("Mark D. Baushke") wrote:
| | >     2. add -u [unlocked] flag to do a checkout without locking.
| |
| | I think using -R might do this for you...
| I'll check into that too.
| Actually, it works with local, but not yet with client/server. I have an
| idea of how to fix it for client/server, but I have not had time to do
| anything about it.

Why would you want to do that in client/server mode?

| | >     6. add -D dirname flag, to specify an alternate directory name for
| | >        cvs to store its administration files.
| |
| | I am not sure I understand this one.
| Imagine you are working on a case insensive system and you have a
| directory called cvs. You can change -D to make the default directory
| .CVS for example to avoid the conflict.
| Hmmm... Derek has been the one playing with case-insensitive filesystems
| stuff lately, so he might be interesting in helping get this one into
| the tree.

I'd look at a patch.  Mark's right about the documentation and sanity.sh
test cases.  I find it easy enough to avoid the problem you mention by

~    cvs co ccvs
~    mkdir build
~    cd build
~    ../ccvs/configure
~    make

so I'm not likely to want to do a whole lot of extra work for it and
features without documentation and test cases tend to deteriorate so
rapidly that it's almost pointless to add them.  Please see the HACKING
file for more.

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