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Re: Unexpected directory-entry in CVS/Entries


From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Unexpected directory-entry in CVS/Entries
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 10:51:24 -0500 (EST)

address@hidden writes:
> 
> As you can see, for some mysterious reason, CVS 1.12.11 creates an entry for 
> sub2 in the parent's CVS/Entries(.Log).

No mystery, just a bit of overloading.  In addition to the list of
CVS-controlled files, the Entries file also contains a list of the known
subdirectories of the current directory (to avoid having to scan the
entire directory for subdirectories every time).

> When both checkouts come from 
> the same repository, a "cvs update sub2/test2.txt" works, but it fails when 
> both come from a different repository.

Could you be a bit more specific about how it fails?

-Larry Jones

In a minute, you and I are going to settle this out of doors. -- Calvin




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