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Re: cvs and cvsup problems?

To: Juha Saarinen <juha@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: cvs and cvsup problems?
From: Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 17:18:42 -0500
Cc: Dan Swartzendruber <dswartz@xxxxxxxxxx>, "linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx" <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0106160942410.30338-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Juha Saarinen wrote:

> Just out of curiosity, if you wanted to swap from cvs to cvsup for
> updates, do you need to do anything in particular apart from creating a
> cvsup file with the tag etc?
> I've been using cvs until now, because I thought cvsup to oss.sgi.com was
> broken, but would like to "re-use" the existing local source tree instead
> of downloading it all again.

Well technically cvs to oss is still down the port is still blocked,
which is why thebarn is currently serving up  the xfs tree.

I don't know if you can reuse the tree.
I would make a backup copy of your cvs tree and give it try.

I may simply "rsync" the date stamps, but I'm not sure exactly what
it will do.

> --
> Regards,
> Juha
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> On Sat, 14 Jul 2001, Russell Cattelan wrote:
> >
> > You have several options of keeping current
> >
> > cvs update (oss as root)  (slow updates)
> >
> > cvsup (change updated directly from cvs tree on oss) (fast updates )
> >
> > cvsup the cvs directory ito local drive space (i.e. dropping the tag=.)
> > then cvs update (local repository as root)
> > (half way in-between for speed twice the disk space but
> > can do all cvs commands)
> >
> >
> >
> >

Russell Cattelan

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