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Re: Update from branch

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Update from branch
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 14:37:22 -0400 (EDT)

Anita Chacko writes:
> So does cvs log show the log of the file on the main
> trunk or the entire log?

The entire log.  You can use the -r option to see just the revisions on
a branch.

> One more oddity.There are 5 new directories in the
> trunk that are not there on the branch.

CVS does not version directories, only files.  Thus, directories are not
"on the trunk" or "on a branch", they just are.  Doing checkout or
update on a branch automatically implies -P which prunes empty

> I did cvs
> update -d from the branch working directory and it has
> brought 3 of the new directories that are added to
> trunk after this branch was created.(with sub
> directories but without any files)

I find that hard to believe.  Are you sure they don't contain hidden

-Larry Jones

...That would be pretty cool, if they weren't out to kill me. -- Calvin

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