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Re: Branch and Add file problem

From: Gerald Brandt
Subject: Re: Branch and Add file problem
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2001 15:06:51 -0600 (CST)

Thanks for the answer.  The 'someone' already has the branch, and the
directories are being created in the users sandbox.  They are just empty.

I tried a -d (create directories), and the result is the same... the dirs
are empty.  Does CVS not remember that the current sandbox being updated
in a specific branch?


On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, Larry Jones wrote:

> address@hidden writes:
> > 
> > When someone does an update of 'my source', all of the perl stuff is
> > properly removed, and all of the C++ source files in 'my source' are
> > properly added.
> > 
> > The 'sub dir x' directories are all created, but the are no files in
> > them (there should be).  CVS does not even create a CVS dir inside
> > 'sub dir x'.
> In order to get the new files, "someone" would have to ask to have new
> directories created and they would have to specify your new branch.  In
> command-line CVS, this is done with the -d and -r options, respectively.
> I presume WinCVS has some appropriate GUI mechanisms to do the same.
> -Larry Jones
> I take it there's no qualifying exam to be a Dad. -- Calvin

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