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Re: .#files left after `cvs init'

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: .#files left after `cvs init'
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2001 14:53:58 -0400 (EDT)

Alexey Mahotkin writes:
> When creating repositories with `cvs init' there are lots of backup
> files left with names like '.#modules'.  Is this a bug or a feature? 

Feature -- that's the naming convention that CVS uses for "backup"
files.  For example, if updating a file causes a merge, the original
pre-merged file is kept in .#file.rev.

-Larry Jones

I suppose if I had two X chromosomes, I'd feel hostile too. -- Calvin

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