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Re: CVS diff and unknown files.

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: CVS diff and unknown files.
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2005 19:44:50 -0500 (EST)

[ On , January 21, 2005 at 20:06:37 (+0300), address@hidden wrote: ]
> Subject: CVS diff and unknown files.
> Is there a way to include contents of "unknown" files into the 'cvs
> diff' output?
> I did try the -N switch but it doesn't seem to do the trick.

You must "cvs add" the files before they can be seen as new.

> I can't 'cvs add' the files as the repository is read-only for me
> (public read-only repository of an open-source project).

Yes, you can, or at least you should be able to.

"cvs add" does not (and must not :-) contact the server.

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