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Re: different strains of CVS (was Re: cvs 1.11.2 server hungs on sigpipe

From: Mark D. Baushke
Subject: Re: different strains of CVS (was Re: cvs 1.11.2 server hungs on sigpipe)
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 10:20:57 -0800

Larry Jones <lawrence.jones@eds.com> writes:

> Mark D. Baushke writes:
> > 
> > Here is a list of outstanding features in FreeBSD that are not present
> > in cvshome:
> [...]
> >   - "cvs" keyword in .cvsrc for global options
> >     [Useful to specify global switches like -q or -Q.]
> That's already there, and has been as long as I can remember.

Hmmm... a quick diff between the two versions looking for this code and
I only see a difference between the FreeBSD version and the cvshome
version is the documentation remains. Would you care to make the
following patch so that the "cvs" keyword is documented for global

        -- Mark

Index: man/cvs.1
RCS file: /cvs/ccvs/man/cvs.1,v
retrieving revision 1.30
diff -u -p -r1.30 cvs.1
--- man/cvs.1   17 Apr 2002 19:32:47 -0000      1.30
+++ man/cvs.1   26 Feb 2003 18:14:44 -0000
@@ -297,6 +297,15 @@ it will have the effect of producing con
 all executions of
 .` "cvs diff"
+Global options are specified using the \fBcvs\fP keyword.  For example,
+the following:
+cvs \-q
+will mean that all
+.` "cvs"
+commands will behave as thought he \-q global option had been supplied.
 Here are brief descriptions of all the
 .B cvs

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