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Re: '-r' modules patch

From: Mike Castle
Subject: Re: '-r' modules patch
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2000 09:43:33 -0500
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On Tue, Oct 17, 2000 at 05:51:23PM -0700, Scott Stanton wrote:
> I am sending you a patch to CVS that adds support for the '-r' switch to 
> the modules files.  This allows the creation of version-specific modules 
> that automatically check out the correct version/branch tag.  We have been 
> using this patch very successfully for the last two years at Ajuba 
> Solutions.  I hope it will prove useful to others.  This patch is the 


The use of this patch on the scriptics server caused some interesting
exchanges in email between Don Libes and myself.

I had no clue this was in place on their servers and caused quite a bit of
confusion as to why Don and myself were getting different results from
doing checkouts.

I really really do like this feature though, and hope it makes it

However, Scott, I didn't see any test suite changes to support testing this
new feature.  Since you guys know the code the best, could you whip up
something?  History indicates that without such, patches usually won't get

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