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Re: CVS diff and unknown files.

From: Sergei Organov
Subject: Re: CVS diff and unknown files.
Date: 01 Feb 2005 15:33:52 +0300
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Paul Sander <address@hidden> writes:
> On Feb 1, 2005, at 2:51 AM, address@hidden wrote:
> > Paul Sander <address@hidden> writes:
> >> Would you post a message stating your point of view, completely,
> >> please? Thanks!
> >
> > I need a way to generate 'cvs diff' against read-only repository. To
> > achieve this it's enough to fix 'cvs add' so that it either doesn't
> > contact the repository at all, or just doesn't require write permission
> > to the repository to succeed.
> >
> > As a response to the question, I've got a reference to the discussion
> > about new 'cvs add' implementation, where you, Paul, argue in favor of
> > new implementation of 'cvs add' to contact the repository to run some
> > new scripts you called add-time triggers. I then tried to tell that I'm
> > yet another person here who is against such a thing and tried to suggest
> > another way of achieving your actual goal, -- checking something against
> > repository at add-to-working-copy time using existing commit-time
> > triggers.
> There are two proposals on the table. The first is Greg Woods'
> proposal to make "cvs add" be a purely local operation. The second is
> mine, which implements add-time triggers that require calling the
> server but in a way that the user can opt out of them when invoking
> "cvs add".
> Does that meet your need?

I like Greg's proposal and explicitly stated it first time I touched
this issue after reading relevant thread I've been pointed at.

I don't like your proposal and explicitly stated it first time I touched
the issue. Though your proposal is in fact orthogonal to my original
concern with 'cvs diff' and thus I don't care that much about it.


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