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Re: Update keeps breaking my commits in WinCVS.

From: Matt Riechers
Subject: Re: Update keeps breaking my commits in WinCVS.
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 07:47:47 -0400

Nicholas wrote:
> Hi All,
> I've got a repository locally on my Win2K box. If I modify a file then
> go into WinCVS I can commit it, without checking it in (is this as it
> should be?)

Checking in and commiting are the same thing.

> And why do the committed files disappear from WinCVS's file viewer?

Make sure you don't have the 'Show Commitable', etc. file filter on (View ->
File Filter -> Show Commitable).

> P.S. how does checking-in correspond to 'update' and 'commit'.

Update merges any new changes from the repository into your working copy, and
notes any files that have local changes with respect to the repository.

You may want to review the manual:
There's also the Karl Fogel book (very good):


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