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Re: Viewing a list of projects

From: Paul Sander
Subject: Re: Viewing a list of projects
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2001 23:30:50 -0800

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>Robert Thorpe writes:
>> What you are saying is that I should make a pointless alias in the 
>> modules file to the modules in question and whenever I wish to 
>> create a new module I must do the same.

>It's not pointless, it allows co -c to provide useful information. :-)

>> I don't know how to 
>> write module file entires, I will have to learn and then add the 
>> pointless entries you describe.  I could but why should I?

>It is trivially easy -- all you need is something like:

>       foo foo
>       bar bar

>The module file can be quite useful -- I'm not sure why you're so
>opposed to actually learning about useful features of the software
>you're using.

Normally I would agree, but it turns out that the modules database happens
to be one of the more broken features of CVS.  The usefulness of it for
anything other than just getting "cvs co -c" to work is definitely open
to question, and the actual harm it can bring about is worth some discussion
(particularly about possible repairs or replacement).

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