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Re: Directory feature for CVS

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: Directory feature for CVS
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 14:21:38 -0400

"H. William Connors II" wrote:

> Hi, I just joined the list, mainly as a result of some work I've been
> doing on CVS at the company I work for.  We are looking at replacing VSS
> with CVS and we noticed one key feature that was missing.  The ability
> to view the repository directory without checking it out.  To that end
> I've been working on implementing a new directory command for CVS.  My
> question is, is this something that there is a general interest in.  In
> other words should I clean my code and fix everything to submit it as a
> patch ?

Well, you could have used `cvs rdiff -s -D1/1/1970 <dir>' to get a
recursive listing.  Specify `-l' to get a listing of a single directory
without dirs.  If you want -l with dirs, various combinations of that
command and awk or sed can do the trick.  Is this what you were trying to


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