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Re: Make CVS default revision controller

From: Harald Maier
Subject: Re: Make CVS default revision controller
Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 16:58:30 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

marcuirl <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (Kai Großjohann) writes:
>> Niels Freimann <address@hidden> writes:
>>> the problem is that vc uses rcs if the directory is NOT under CVS
>>> control. If there is a chance to change this "behavior" to CVS
>>> please let me know.
>> Why is this a problem?  For CVS, you have to create a repository,
>> first.  Then you have to create a working directory.  Then you can
>> add files from inside that working directory.
>> So you can't add a random file to CVS anyway.
> So then, let us rephrase the question:
> How do you go about setting up an `empty' repository?

Take a look at info: (cvs)From scratch

> All I want is to put .emacs, .gnus etc under CVS now that I am more
> confident using it. And do this without importing the entire ${HOME}
> directory structure. A work around I have thought is to ln -s these files
> to others in a config/ But that will not fix the problem when in
> another directory I want to CVS just one file in that directory?

Personally, I woud use for the dot files RCS.


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