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Re: CVS diff and unknown files.

From: Sergei Organov
Subject: Re: CVS diff and unknown files.
Date: 24 Jan 2005 17:20:00 +0300
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Todd Denniston <address@hidden> writes:
> > $ echo dummy > dummy.txt
> > $ cvs add -m" " dummy.txt
> > cvs [server aborted]: "add" requires write access to the repository
> Until the Fix that Greg described late last year is put in, you can (I
> think) trick cvs at least for files.
> ***begin cvs_trick_add
> #! /bin/bash
> echo " /$1/0/dummy timestamp//" >> CVS/Entries
> echo " cvs trick added $1 to the Entries file."
> ***end cvs_trick_add
> cvs_trick_add dummy.txt

Thanks a lot for the trick, Todd! Though I usually try to avoid
temptation to edit CVS/ files manually, it seems that in this case it's
indeed easier than replicating of the whole project into another directory
and using regular 'diff' to compare them.

Glad to hear things are going to be changed in the (hopefully near)


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