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Re: Skipping directories in "checkout"

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Skipping directories in "checkout"
Date: Thu, 31 May 2001 15:17:49 -0400 (EDT)

Reinstein, Shlomo writes:
> The reason CVS is unable to open the repository directories of this project
> is that there is a network problem and the connection to the file server
> (not CVS server!) in which the repository is located is unstable. The
> question is, why does it skip the directory? Why does it not "die" with a
> fatal error message?

Because the philosophy is that you'd rather have more of what you're
trying to checkout than less.  Why do you have (part of) your repository
on an unreliable network filesystem -- is it read-only, junk you don't
really care about, or do you just enjoy living dangerously?

-Larry Jones

See if we can sell Mom and Dad into slavery for a star cruiser. -- Calvin

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