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Re: CVS diff and unknown files.

From: Todd Denniston
Subject: Re: CVS diff and unknown files.
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2005 16:24:19 -0500

Sergei Organov wrote:
> Todd Denniston <address@hidden> writes:
> > 
> > If "cvs -n commit" runs the triggers to do your check(see my question
> > above), I have another question: in a remote server setup (i.e., :pserver:,
> > :ext:) which test was failed, the add or the normal commit?
> With my approach there is no add-to-working-copy-time triggers, adding of a 
> new
> file is normal commit (the commit time trigger should have a way to check
> if the file is already in the repository or not). So your question
> reduces to the following: "how client knows what exactly failed?" and
> the answer is "through appropriate error message, as usual".
> Please notice that with separate add-to-working-copy-time triggers the
> situation at commit time is exactly the same as those triggers must be
> run at commit time anyway. What's an answer to your question in this
> case?
There is a certain amount beauty in the simplicity in keeping the status
quo, which works. :)
There is also beauty in having the options you want, and none that get in
other peoples way.
For one of these options much more energy must be expended. :)

Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane) 
Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter

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