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Re: Make CVS default revision controller

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: Make CVS default revision controller
Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 17:24:39 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

"Stefan Monnier" <> writes:

> One thing you could do is the following:
>   > mkdir $CVSROOT/home
>   > cd
>   > cvs -d $CVSROOT checkout -d temphome home
>   > mv temphome/CVS .
>   > rmdir temphome
> [ Beware, tho: CVS does not like it when $CVSROOT and a workarea overlap,
>   so make sure that $CVSROOT is not somewhere under your home dir ].
> so that your home directory is now "a CVS workarea for the `home' module".
> Emacs will now do what you want under ~/ but it still won't do what you
> want in subdirectories.

Why not just import the whole homedir using cvs import, then check it
out under $HOME again.  Then the whole home dir is under CVS control.

This, however, is probably not what the OP intended.  But it's the
way CVS works.  So it is clear where the problem is.

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