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Re: cvs admin -kkb not working

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: cvs admin -kkb not working
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 11:13:00 -0400 (EDT)

Eric Gillespie, Jr. writes:
> Anyway, sometimes I find that a file should be -kkv that is not
> explicitly defined in the cvswrappers dataase.  This means that
> keyword substitution is disabled.  It ought to be the case that 
>   cvs admin -kkv <file>
> will reenable keyword substitution.  But, it doesn't work.  I noticed
> that the comment string, too, was funky, so I changed it back to
> likely value.  No dice.  It appears that the problem is that the above
> command doesn't fix the sticky options in CVS/Entries where the -kb
> flag is set.  

That's correct.  The admin command only affects the files in the
repository, it does not affect the files in the working directory.  To
update the working directory files to match, you need to use the
(surprise!) update command, either with -A or an explicit -kkv.

-Larry Jones

Even though we're both talking english, we're not speaking the same language.
-- Calvin

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