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Re: Repairing repository

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: Repairing repository
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2002 15:38:03 -0400
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On Mon, Jul 29, 2002 at 02:40:05PM -0400, Matt Riechers wrote:
> address@hidden wrote:
> > 
> > I have copied the backup in to create a new repository.  Now I
> > must identify the files in the current working tree which are newer than
> > (different from) the files in the repository, and get them comitted.  Any
> > suggestions for the easy way to do this?
> What's wrong with 'cvs update/commit'?

Lots!  The sandbox's state information doesn't correspond with
the restored repo.  I don't know what the results will be, but it
could get ugly.

Look in the archives of this list for my message of July 4, 2002,
with the subject "cvs repository confusion".  That addresses a
slightly different situation, but you should be able to adapt it
to your needs.  If you have further questions, feel free to ask.


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|-_|/  >   Eric Siegerman, Toronto, Ont.        address@hidden
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