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Re: Overriding CVS/Root with pserver

From: Ed
Subject: Re: Overriding CVS/Root with pserver
Date: Thu, 1 May 2003 10:21:49 -0600
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On Thursday May 1 2003 10:10, Ed wrote:
> Suppose I have a working directory on host devbox, and the CVS/Root admin
> file contains ":pserver:address@hidden:/cvsroot".  Is there a way for
> address@hidden to override this to login and/or commit changes to this
> working directory as, say, address@hidden, *without* modifying the
> .../CVS/Root setting?  It seems any CVSROOT env setting is ignored during
> login.  I know this is not considered kosher, but is there a way?

Ah.  I see this can be done with 'cvs -d $CVSROOT login', 'cvs -d $CVSROOT 
update', etc.  Would it break other things in CVS for commands to pay 
attention to the $CVSROOT setting without the user having to specify it on 
the command line?

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