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Re: update vs. checkout

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: update vs. checkout
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2001 12:52:49 -0500 (EST)

Tom Udale writes:
> We have just installed cvs and are finally starting to get a grip on how
> to use it.  One conceptual problem so far update vs checkout.  What is
> the real difference between the two?

Conceptually, checkout is used to create a new working directory (i.e.,
to get a "module" out of the repository for the very first time), update
is then used to keep that working directory up to date.

-Larry Jones

Shut up and go get me some antiseptic. -- Calvin

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