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Re: Newbie Problem: About repositiory

From: Riechers, Matthew W
Subject: Re: Newbie Problem: About repositiory
Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2002 09:25:49 -0500

address@hidden wrote:
>   A. checkout new working dir using new repository location
>   B. transfer content of old working copy to new working copy
>   C. delete and cvs remove files from new working copy if necessary
>   D. get rid of old working copy and continue work in new working copy

That is pretty fool-proof, but you lose existing intermediate build
files, which may or may not be a big deal.

> Mike Ayers <address@hidden>
>                  4.  Run a script which deletes all the CVS/Root
> directories and then
> `cvs -d /new/path/to/repository update`

s/directories/files/ and this works. Nice tip! Much better than running
N processes to delete/modify existing files...

Also note that if $CVSROOT is defined to the new location, you can just
'cvs up'. 


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