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Re: Help....

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: Help....
Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 10:44:59 -0400

Larry Jones wrote:

> Ingolf Steinbach writes:
> >
> > Do you have a pointer to information on which commands are affected? We
> > have used this method for a while on a busy CVS server without encountering
> > any porblems. Would it make sense to modify these assertions for future CVS
> > releases such that symbolic links work?
> It seems to me that it's mostly the r* commands, but I'm not sure.  The
> problem is that CVS tends to change directory inside the repository and
> then do pwd to find out where it is.  If the root is a symlink, the
> result of the pwd doesn't start with the CVSROOT and CVS gets terminally
> confused.

Donald Sharp proposed what I think is the proper fix to this some time ago on

Unfortunately he never implemented it.  Patches will be happily accepted.  :)


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