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Re: get latest version?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: get latest version?
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2000 14:09:54 -0500 (EST)

John F. Davis writes:
> I am trying to use CVS correctly to get the latest src
> code from the repository.  When I do a "update", it says
> a lot of my files on my local file-system are modified.  That
> is true, however, I want to throw away those changes and get
> the latest version. 

As of CVS 1.11, you can use ``update -C'' to throw away local
modifications.  In prior releases, you have to delete the local file and
then do an update.  (And note that -R is the default for all CVS
subcommands, you don't have to specify it explicitly.)

-Larry Jones

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