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Re: cvswrappers file

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: cvswrappers file
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2004 16:24:45 -0400 (EDT)

Peter Sotos writes:
> 1) There are 3 files in the CVSROOT directory called cvswrappers
>       o cvswrappers
>       o .#cvswrappers
>       o cvswrappers,v
> Which is the correct file for me to place my settings in?

None of the above.  Like all of the administrative files, the
cvswrappers file is managed by CVS: you need to check it out, make your
changes, and then commit them.

> 2) I noticed in the example placed in the comments of the cvswrappers file
> that it talked about setting the keyword expansion mode to 'b':
> *.gif -k 'b'
> But it doesn't mention setting the merge method. Isn't this important when
> specifying that a file is binary? So wouldn't a more correct example be:
> *.gif -k 'b' -m COPY

Read the manual -- binary implies copy (and can't be overridden) so
there's no need to specify it.

-Larry Jones

What a waste to be going to school on a morning like this. -- Calvin

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