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Re: Changes to rcsinfo/verifymsg not taking effect

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Changes to rcsinfo/verifymsg not taking effect
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 11:50:14 -0400 (EDT)

Balrogget McPhee writes:
> I have a problem when using CVS in pserver mode:  currently when I update 
> files such as verifymsg and rcsinfo and check them in to CVSROOT, the 
> changes do not take effect in users checked out modules even after they do a 
> cvs update on their dirs.
> I tried looking at the CVS directory of the checked out modules but I cannot 
> identify if the verifymsg info is held locally for instance.  Do users have 
> to release and re-check out their source whenever a change is made to the 
> files in CVSROOT for them to take effect?  Is there any way around this?

verifymsg is not held locally; the version on the server at the time of
the checkin is used.  rcsinfo *is* kept locally; it's stored by checkout
and never updated, so you do have to do a new checkout to get a new

-Larry Jones

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