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Re: RTFM? [ was Re: "cvs [commit aborted]: cannot commit files as 'root'

From: Pascal Bourguignon
Subject: Re: RTFM? [ was Re: "cvs [commit aborted]: cannot commit files as 'root'"]
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2001 16:40:04 +0200 (CEST)

address@hidden (Greg A. Woods) wrote:
> [ On Monday, July 9, 2001 at 20:22:56 (-0700), David Taylor wrote: ]
> > Subject: RTFM? [ was Re: "cvs [commit aborted]: cannot commit files as 
> > 'root'"]
> >
> > When someone who has long chanted "RTFM!" as the panacea for countless ills
> > can't find what he wants in the manual (and is thus led to proclaim its
> > absence a "failing of the manual"), though it exists in the manual...we can
> > all agree that there is a problem here.
> Oh, I hope I've never really claimed the fine manual was the only
> panacea for all ills!  ;-)  I recant if I did!
> Of course my inability to find something in the manual isn't necessarily
> due to a failing in the manual either.  My self analysis was an attempt
> to discover why *I* had a problem finding a particular reference.
> Whether my experiences would match those of anyone else is a very
> different question, the answer to which is left as an excercise for the
> reader!  ;-)

Well, you're not alone having difficulties with the CVS manual. Either
a  good number  of CVS  users like  me are  dumb or  indeed  there's a
problem with the manual.

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