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Re: few cvs questions

From: ankush grover
Subject: Re: few cvs questions
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2005 20:10:39 +0530

On 8/18/05, Andy Jones <address@hidden> wrote:
> Lots of questions!
> Let me see if I can hack off some of the easy ones, and let the more
> difficult ones dangle for the experts ::grin::
> > a) What is the best time to create branch.
> You can easily create a branch for an earlier point in development; so
> it doesn't matter.  But, start practising now: make a repository just
> for playing with CVS, and practice branching and merging.
> > b) If somebody has made some changes to a file and committed that file
> > .How to undo the changes made in that file.
> You probably don't.  You just make a newer version to replace it.
> Say you have a file v1.1 and someone creates a v1.2 that is no good.
> You should book out v1.1 (on the command line that would be cvs update
> -p) and use it to create v1.3.
> > c) I have created a file passwd in CVSROOT and also created some users
> > in that file  like
> >
> > raju:xxxx8093939
> I think you need to specify a system user to map the user raju to; IOW
> you need a third field on the line.
> > > d) How can I restrict my users from creating branches,tags and update
> > special .
> You will need to implement some extra scripts for this; it's not part
> of CVS.  Hopefully someone else can pick up that question, plus the
> ones about mail notification and viewcvs.
> Andy.

hey Andy,

Thanks for your answers.

Thanks & Regards

Ankush Grover

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