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Re: "P" status from update

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: "P" status from update
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 10:43:13 -0500 (EST)

Frank Hemer writes:
> I assume this will in the same way affect the output of '-n update'?
> If so, please consider that this will cause compatibility issues with cvs 
> frontends ...

No, it won't.

> The U/P in this case provides some extra information:
> U: new file
> P: file already there but new revision

That is not correct -- the server is always at liberty to do a regular
update rather than a patch.  The current code compares the size of the
patch and the size of the actual file and sends whichever is smaller.

-Larry Jones

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