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Re: NEWBIE question: checkout, sub-modules

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: NEWBIE question: checkout, sub-modules
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 16:01:02 -0400 (EDT)

Luna, Glen writes:
> I used the following version of the checkout command
>    cvs -d :ext:address@hidden:/home/cvs   -d fruits
> vegetables/grapes   vegetables/oranges
> I had hoped that this would result in 
>     fruits/grapes
>     fruits/oranges
> Instead the result is
>     fruits/vegetables/grapes   
>     fruits/vegetables/oranges   
> There's got to be a way to have checkout place a copy of grapes and oranges
> under fruits without the
> pesky vegetables getting in the way.

I think it will work the way you want if you only checkout one thing at
a time.  CVS isn't smart enough to figure out how much it can shorten
names without getting into trouble when you checkout more than one thing
at a time, so it just doesn't shorten them at all.

-Larry Jones

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