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Re: Ampersand modules in the modules file of CVSROOT

From: Michael Müller
Subject: Re: Ampersand modules in the modules file of CVSROOT
Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2002 17:14:24 +0100

"Magnus" <address@hidden> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> "Michael M?ler" <address@hidden> wrote in message
> > Hi,
> >
> > is there a possibility to control module versions of an ampersand module
> > by the modules file in CVSROOT?
> >
> > If I have an ampersand module in the modules file like
> >    ampersand  &module1 &module2
> >
> > That means a module ampersand composed of two
> > other modules (module1 and module2).
> >
> > By checking out the top of "ampersand" I would like to have the top of
> > "module1" and a specific label (version, or even a branch) of "module2".
> >
> > Can this be controlled directly via the modules file in CVSROOT?
> > Or in other words:
> >    Can the modules file contain entries to automatically
> >    check out a specific version of a module then checking
> >    out the top of the ampersand module ?
> >
> > Ok, I can checkout something like a control file which checks out
> > a specific versions of "module1" (top) and "module2" (label)
> > in a second step.
> >
> > But it would be easier to do it in one step and to control this
> > via the modules file in CVSROOT.
> >
> > Any advice will be appreciated.
> >
> > TIA
> > Michael
> There is a patch around written by Scott Stanton that accomplish this
> kind of behaviour. I have tested it patching cvsnt and it works OK.
> Asked questions about why this patch wasn't incorporated into cvs main
> but got no answers. Seems damn hard to get any enhancement into the
> trunk... Anyone else but me using this patch?
> The patch can be found by performing a google search on "'r' modules
> patch"

Hi Magnus,

that's what I was looking for.
Many thanks for your help


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