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Re: Preview before commit

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Preview before commit
Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2005 18:16:43 -0500 (EST)

Vikrama Ditya writes:
> I meant cvs commit -n

No, you meant "cvs -n commit".  The obsolete (and undocumented) -n
commit option meant something completely different.

> cvs -n commit does not give the list of affected files.

That is (unfortunately) correct, but at least it doesn't commit the
files!  (Making commit work right without executing, particularly in
client/server mode, is extremely difficult, which is why it hasn't been

-Larry Jones

What a waste to be going to school on a morning like this. -- Calvin

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