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Re: AW: CVS - brief summary

From: Mark D. Baushke
Subject: Re: AW: CVS - brief summary
Date: Mon, 06 Sep 2004 22:57:34 -0700

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Ni Shurong <address@hidden> writes:

> > > Von: address@hidden 
> > > [mailto:address@hidden Im 
> > > Auftrag von Andrew Black (delete obvious bit)
> > > Gesendet: dinsdag 7 september 2004 7:05
> > > 
> > > Is there a command that can give a brief list of what changes you 
> > > Sandbox is from repository (ideally one line per file).  
> > 
> > cvs -n upd
> > 
> > Guus
> # cvs -H upd
> Usage: cvs update [-APCdflRp] [-k kopt] [-r rev] [-D date] [-j rev]
>     [-I ign] [-W spec] [files...]
>         -A      Reset any sticky tags/date/kopts.
>         -P      Prune empty directories.
>         -C      Overwrite locally modified files with clean repository copies.
>         -d      Build directories, like checkout does.
>         -f      Force a head revision match if tag/date not found.
>         -l      Local directory only, no recursion.
>         -R      Process directories recursively.
>         -p      Send updates to standard output (avoids stickiness).
>         -k kopt Use RCS kopt -k option on checkout. (is sticky)
>         -r rev  Update using specified revision/tag (is sticky).
>         -D date Set date to update from (is sticky).
>         -j rev  Merge in changes made between current revision and rev.
>         -I ign  More files to ignore (! to reset).
>         -W spec Wrappers specification line.
> (Specify the --help global option for a list of other help options)
> there is no -n option :(

Yes there is. Look at the global options. Try 'cvs -n update' and see
what happens. Try also 'cvs -q -n update' for something that you might
find also of interest.

        -- Mark

% cvs --help-options
CVS global options (specified before the command name) are:
    -H           Displays usage information for command.
    -Q           Cause CVS to be really quiet.
    -q           Cause CVS to be somewhat quiet.
    -r           Make checked-out files read-only.
    -w           Make checked-out files read-write (default).
    -n           Do not execute anything that will change the disk.
    -t           Show trace of program execution -- try with -n.
    -v           CVS version and copyright.
    -T tmpdir    Use 'tmpdir' for temporary files.
    -e editor    Use 'editor' for editing log information.
    -d CVS_root  Overrides $CVSROOT as the root of the CVS tree.
    -f           Do not use the ~/.cvsrc file.
    -z #         Use compression level '#' for net traffic.
    -a           Authenticate all net traffic.
    -s VAR=VAL   Set CVS user variable.
(Specify the --help option for a list of other help options)
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