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Re: Question about the command-line for committing

From: Rob
Subject: Re: Question about the command-line for committing
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 01:24:41 -0800
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You can specify a path/filename as well.

cvs commit -m "this dir is cool" cooldir/
cvs commit -m "this file is not cool" notcool/notcool.c

On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 01:06:04AM -0800, Reinstein, Shlomo wrote:
> Hi,
> The "commit" command of CVS has an option, "-m", for specifying a log
> message on the command-line instead of interactively using an editor. But
> what happens when the commit is recursive and there are files in other
> directories that will be committed? Is there a way to specify (on the
> command-line) different log messages for different directories?
> While this question seems to be irrelevant (why would a user want to specify
> different log messages to different directories through the command-line?),
> I am interested in this for testing purposes -- I have set up some scripts
> to handle commit commands using the "loginfo" and "commitinfo" files in the
> repository, and I would like to have an automatic script to test them. One
> of my test cases is providing a different log message for each directory,
> and if I can't do that from the command-line then this test case has to be
> manual (at least partially - I will need to wait for the editor and enter
> the log message).
> Thanks,
> Shlomo
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