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Re: Automate Log message

From: Aaron S. Hawley
Subject: Re: Automate Log message
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2003 16:35:08 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 5 Dec 2003, Daniel McAferty wrote:

> Does anyone know how to make it so I won't get prompted for a message
> on the initializing with: rcs -i -kb filename

note: you're not getting prompted for a message but a description.
descriptions can be specified from the command line with the "-t-" option.

this should clear many a thing up for you.

let us know of any further problems.

> >From the command line I can check in a file with:
> ci -m"Log Message" filename
> My problem is in trying to do the same thing while initializing
> a binary file.
> To initiaize a binary file I can type:
> rcs -i -kb filename
> Then the system prompts me to type in a log message.
> I am trying to do this in a batch file and I don't want
> to have to type in a message for each new file.
> If I use
> rcs -i -kb -m"message" filename
> I get  "rcs: -m lacks revision number"
> Doco shows I need to use -mrev:message
> rcs -i -kb -m1.1:"message" filename
> gives an error "rcs: RCS/filename: RCS file empty". It doesn't
> matter what I put for revision I get the same message.
> Can I somehow turn off the message requirement? I can live without it.
> Thanks,
> Dan

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