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Re: -kk and -kb aren't getting along

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: -kk and -kb aren't getting along
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 13:28:47 -0500

Mental wrote:

> We're using cvs 1.10 on solaris. The issue is that some of the content is
> binary. I setup the cvswrappers so that the commonly added binary files
> get added with the -kb sticky options.

> The real questions I have are:
> 1. Is there a way to make the -kb stay. For good.

See above.  But it didn't really go away.  It's only attached to your working

> If thats not an option:
> 2. Would it be acceptable to use -kk to merge the code, then use a shell
> script to use the cvs admin command to reset the binary flag on the files
> that need it?

See above.  I *think* you can actually do an 'update -A' after your merge to
get rid of all sticky tags and then do a fresh checkin.  Assuming you're on
the trunk.  Not sure what the trick is on a branch.  Not sure any of this
will work at all.  Be very careful.  Backup everything before trying.  Don't
blame me for lost data.


Derek Price                      CVS Solutions Architect ( )
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