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Re: BUG: "cvs status" can do an update

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: BUG: "cvs status" can do an update
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 15:27:25 -0400

Eric Siegerman wrote:

> This bug exists in CVS 1.11.1p1; it was tested on Solaris 7, but
> is probably system-independent.
> Under certain specific circumstances, "cvs status" does an
> "update".  The circumstances are:

I don't think it's doing a full update.  It's really just adding a line to
the Entries file.  In this particular case, that looks like an update.

Sometimes status is supposed to write to the Entries file - to update
timestamps and maybe save time next time you run status, but I agree that
this particular case is a bug.  I opened an issue: .  Add yourself to the
issue's CC list if you want to track it.


Derek Price                      CVS Solutions Architect ( )
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