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Re: [1.11.5]: cvs edit & cvs editors bugs

From: Steve Roberts
Subject: Re: [1.11.5]: cvs edit & cvs editors bugs
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2003 11:23:25 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i

On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 10:08:28AM -0400, Derek Robert Price wrote:
> Marshall, Simon wrote:
> >We'll stop using the watch feature as it doesn't work.  Perhaps it
> >should be documented somewhere?
> I think Noel Yap fixed this in his "Renegade CVS" on SourceForge.  As 
> far as I know, he hasn't been maintaining it, but you might be able to 
> extract the appropriate patch segments and port them forward.
More than likely he did.  It (the multiple cvs edit thing) was one of the
issues Noel and I discussed way back.  The bug also exists even without
branches.  the basic issue is stock cvs only supports tracking one edit
per user at a time.

> I've been trying to cajole various people, including Noel, to clean up 
> the patch, add tests & doc, and chop it up into small, easily disestable 
> chunks so that I can review & commit them.  This is especially relevant 
> now that we have a feature branch, but my interest in `cvs edit' isn't 
> much greater than Larry's, so someone else is going to have to do most 
> of the work.

Assuming my schedule keeps looking good, I think I have managed to commit
time to cvs again, so I'll see if I can take a crack at it.

Steven Roebrts

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