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Re: Log message for import from a file?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Log message for import from a file?
Date: Sat, 22 May 2004 19:30:08 -0400 (EDT)

kj writes:
> I want to automate a 'cvs import' step in a bash script, but
> unfortunately the message is a long, multiline one.  Unlike commit,
> import does not recognize an -F option, so I can't put the message
> in a file.  Is there a way to give a multiline argument to the -m
> flag of import?

That is a shell question, not a CVS question.  For reasonable shells,
all you have to do is quote the string:

        cvs import -m"This is
        a multiline
        message" mymod vend rel

-Larry Jones

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