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Re: Newbie Q: "cannot open CVS/Entries for reading"

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Newbie Q: "cannot open CVS/Entries for reading"
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2002 15:37:38 -0400 (EDT)

Mike Ayers writes:
>       Whoops!  That should have read "may never" or "almost never", 
> assuming that checking out clean trees or importing are rarely done. 
> In either case, setting an environmental variable, the procedure 
> intended for making permanent changes to one's computing environment, 
> does not seem to be the proper way to do this.  I am glad for the new 
> way, and push it, because CVSROOT was never a good way to do this.

But you still seem to be treating it as an either/or proposition, and
it's not.  It makes a lot of sense to set $CVSROOT to your default
repository and then override it with -d on the command line when

-Larry Jones

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