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Re: Updating CVS/Entries

From: R Bresner
Subject: Re: Updating CVS/Entries
Date: Tue, 8 May 2001 14:29:18 -0400

Yeah, it's working.
I had an old Entries~ file from emacs 
(the script I wrote checks Entries*, in case there's .log 
or whatever.)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Larry Jones" <address@hidden>
To: "R Bresner" <address@hidden>
Cc: <address@hidden>
Sent: Monday, May 07, 2001 4:57 PM
Subject: Re: Updating CVS/Entries

> R Bresner writes:
> > 
> > Is there a way to update the CVS/Entries file timestamps
> > to avoid having cvs go to the repository to check for diffs?
> > cvs update doesn't do it (I thought it would).
> If I understand what you're asking, "cvs update" *should* do what you
> want.  If the timestamp on a file doesn't match what's in CVS/Entries,
> the client sends the file to the server.  If the server finds that the
> file isn't any different than what's in the repository, it sends back a
> Checked-in response, which is supposed to cause the client to update
> CVS/Entries appropriately.  The command-line version of CVS certainly
> works that way, at least on Unix.
> -Larry Jones
> I like maxims that don't encourage behavior modification. -- Calvin

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