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Re: Question about CVS checkout vs. RCS

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: Question about CVS checkout vs. RCS
Date: 14 Sep 2001 23:04:30 +0100
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address@hidden writes:

>  Dear folks,
> My company is looking into CVS as a replacement for RCS.  We currently have 
> perl
> scripts set up to customize the RCS commands to our configuration:  when I 
> check
> out in RCS, using the scripts, the resulting module does not include the ',v' 
> in
> the filename, or the symbolic tag information housed in the archive file.  
> When
> I use the CVS checkout command, the module I end up with matches the file in 
> the
> repository, i.e. it has the ',v' and the tag info.
> I'm brand new to CVS, and not that old a hand at RCS, so pardon the naivete
> please.  Is there something in the website or the Cedarqvist that tells how to
> get around this behavior?  Our build expect the current version (or the tagged
> version), not the whole enchilada.
> This is a showstopper for our project -- any help you can give us would be
> appreciated!

You have not provided enough information for us to be able to help

What commands did you issue?
What did you expect to happen?
What did happen?
What did you want to happen?
What was the exact text of any error message?

Details PLEASE!

James Youngman
Manchester, UK.  +44 161 226 7339
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