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Re: Why check out elsewhere after import?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Why check out elsewhere after import?
Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2006 11:03:51 -0400 (EDT)

Chris writes [quoting the manual]:
>    if you want to work with the sources import them first and then
>    check them out into a different directory
> But it's not clear to me why I'd do it in a _different_ directory.  Why
> can't I just check it out where I am?

Because the files alread exist where you are and CVS won't overwrite
existing files.  If you don't need the original source, you can delete
it and then checkout into where they used to be.

-Larry Jones

Everybody's a slave to routine. -- Calvin

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