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Re: Adding a directory in the repository

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Adding a directory in the repository
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2001 14:51:38 -0500 (EST)

irina sturm writes:
> (This was 
> mainly because I didn't like that "cvs import" started
> versioning on a branch basis - version starting with
> 4 numbers like

That's a perfectly good way to initially populate a repository.  Please
get used to the idea that the version numbers are just for CVS's
internal use and learn to ignore them.

> Therefore, it seems to me that up to now the 2 methods
> - using "cvs add" and using the script - are equivalent
> in producing what I want. However, there is 1 problem:
> the directory I want to add contains binary files,
> and "cvs add -kb" allows to say this to CVS, while
> my script is doing simple "ci" commands where an
> option like -kb is not possible.
> The conclusion would then be that I should use the
> "cvs add -kb" commands
> Am I right in my reasonement above?


> Also, should I do "cvs add -kb dir" (that is, give
> the -kb option to the directory itself as well)?

It doesn't matter -- CVS only tracks files, not directories.

-Larry Jones

I'm a genius. -- Calvin

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