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Re: -T option

From: Richard June
Subject: Re: -T option
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 14:00:05 -0500 (EST)

No, if I do a cvs update it downloads the file to the current directory as
.<file> it has nothing to do with a conflict. I'm running out of space
onthe device and I need them to d/l to /tmp instead

On Mon, 30 Oct 2000, Derek R. Price wrote:

> Richard June wrote:
> > Correct me if I'm wrong, but cvs -T /tmp update should store all the
> > temporary files in /tmp as opposed to `pwd` correct? I'm using cvs v1.10.6
> > and the behaviour isn't like that, it is putting temp files in the
> > current. if this is proper behaviour what variable should I be looking for
> > in the source to change it?
> I doubt it.  The default temporary directory is /tmp on unices.  Are you
> referring to the .#* files?  CVS leaves those scattered as backups of files
> with conflicts and they're left parallel to the conflicted parent file.  It's
> intentional:
> Derek
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