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Re: update -A doesn't clear sticky -kk on modified file


From: James Juran
Subject: Re: update -A doesn't clear sticky -kk on modified file
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 12:01:43 -0500

On Thu, 2006-01-26 at 10:40 -0800, Mark D. Baushke wrote:
[...]
> > Is there any other way to clear a sticky -kk option, and get back to the
> > default keyword substitution on a modified file?  
> 
> You have a few possibilities:
> 
>   a) 'cvs commit' commit the file. Then do the 'cvs update -A' 
>   b) 'cvs diff -c filename' > filename.patch
>      'mv filename filename.modified'
>      'cvs update -A filename'
>      'patch < filename.patch'
> 
> > Is there any hope of implementing this feature?
> 
> Patches will be considered if test cases are also provided for sanity.sh
> 
> > If not, would you be interested in a patch to update the documentation
> > for -A to indicate that it doesn't clear sticky -k options if the file
> > has been modified?
> 
> Yes.

Implementing this feature is a bit beyond what I can do now, but here's
a documentation patch to document this behavior.  If there's anything
that needs to be changed in it please let me know.

-- 
James Juran
Senior Secure Systems Analyst
XTS-400 Operating Systems
BAE Systems Information Technology
address@hidden

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