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Re: RFC - new switches for 'cvs status'

From: Frederic Brehm
Subject: Re: RFC - new switches for 'cvs status'
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2002 09:09:19 -0400

At 19:30 -0400 4/13/02, Matthew Persico wrote:
I have written a perl script that wraps cvs status in order to add two new

-i for interesting - skip all the Up-to-date entries, just show me
everything else.

-s for short - skip the equals signs, the versions, etc. Just show me
directory names and file lines such as:

examining bar/yo/mama
File:         Status: Locally Added
File:        Status: Up-to-date

Does this sound like something that could/should be patched into the source?
A show of hands, please, before I attempt to hack up a patch.

Sounds great! The command "cvs status -is" sounds like a perfect replacement for "cvs -nq update" because a typo that misses one of the switches (-n) won't do any harm.

Fred Brehm, Sarnoff Corporation, address@hidden

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