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Re: How to make "update -d" ignore a top-level directory?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: How to make "update -d" ignore a top-level directory?
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 10:18:04 -0500 (EST)

Shankar Unni writes:
> * Be able to sit at the root of my work area (where I did the cvs
> checkout), and be able to do a simple "cvs update -d".
> * Have the "cvs update -d" fetch everything except a single top-level
> directory I don't want.

Unfortunately, that is not possible with the current design of CVS. 
There is no way for update to distinguish between a newly-added
directory and an old directory that you explicitly chose not to check
out in the first place.

-Larry Jones

You just can't ever be too careful. -- Calvin

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