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RE: Rebuilding administrative file database

From: Matt Doar
Subject: RE: Rebuilding administrative file database
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2006 16:49:40 -0800

A little simpler would be a forced commit (cvs commit -f) of a key file


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Sent: Friday, March 03, 2006 2:50 PM
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Subject: Re: Rebuilding administrative file database

Ted Stern wrote:
> On 02 Mar 2006 14:34:24 -0800, Mark E. Hamilton wrote:
>>Is there a way to force a rebuild of the $CVSROOT/CVSROOT
>>administrative files without doing a commit? For instance, if someone
>>removes the taginfo file is there a way to do the equivalent of a 'cvs
>>update -C' in that directory to refresh it (or all of them)?
> You could checkout CVSROOT somewhere, then copy the taginfo file back

Yes, that would work. I've nearly 200 repositories, and though I could 
write a script to do this I was hoping for a more elegant way. I also 
wanted to be sure to hit all the config files; I was just using taginfo 
as an example.

Mark E. Hamilton
Orion International Technologies, Inc.
Sandia National Laboratory, NM.

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