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Re: cvs and cvsup problems?

To: Dan Swartzendruber <dswartz@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: cvs and cvsup problems?
From: Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2001 08:23:31 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Dan Swartzendruber wrote:

> maybe i'm stupid, but i'm seeing really odd things with both tools (getting
> development trees):
> cvs: it gets a complete linux tree, but there is no top-level makefile.  it
> isn't clear to me what to do, at that point.
> cvsup: it gets a complete tree, but there are all kinds of revision files (the
> ',v' suffixes), and attempts to build get weird errors from make.

The ,v files are RCS files.
Make sure you have the "tag=." field in your sup file if you want
the the actuall files.

> i don't remember seeing either of these behaviors before.

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