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Re: deleting remote-repositories

From: Dirk
Subject: Re: deleting remote-repositories
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2001 23:23:20 +0200

Larry Jones wrote:

> Dirk writes:
> >
> > ...and when i deleted everything i see that the empty directories are still
> > there..
> Where?  In your working directory?  If so, be sure to use the -P option
> on checkout and update (you probably want to add that you your ~/.cvsrc
> file).  In the repository?  If so, they're not empty: they contain the
> Attic subdirectories that in turn contain all the deleted files.

and how can i get rid of these attic directories? or will they stay forever?

is it possible to checkout deleted files from the attic? - because it could
happen that i import/add private files by mistake...

> > -is it bad style to remove things from $CVSROOT you dont want to have there
> > with delete?
> What kinds of things: things you've added or things that are standard
> parts of CVS?  Removing your own additions is fine, removing standard
> CVS things probably isn't a good idea.

ahh.. i meant stuff like complete modules with 'rm $CVSROOT/<module_name> -Rv'
<- such "things"

> > -can i RE-import a whole new source tree into the module i deleted before?
> Sure.

hmm... strange .. that doesnt work on sourceforge.. but that might be another


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