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Re: newbie question: fileattr location

From: appu235
Subject: Re: newbie question: fileattr location
Date: 20 Aug 2006 08:14:45 -0700
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Thank you, Mark.

Mark D. Baushke wrote:
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> > I am a newbie trying to figure out where to create the fileattr file.
> You should never create a fileattr file yourself. Such a file is created
> by the cvs executable itself if there is a need.
> Commands which do something to the fileattr command inlcude:
>        cvs watchers
>        cvs editors
>        cvs edit
>        cvs watch
> In general, the fileattr attributes are an aberration that implement
> advisory locking on a system that really should not need it. The only
> useful time to use them are when it is not possible to merge two
> versions of a file together during an update. This is typically only the
> case with structured binary files.
> If you are only using cvs to control sources rather than binary objects
> you should never need to worry about this part of cvs at all.
>       -- Mark
> > When I refer to the manual it says, it should be in
> >
> > "repository/my_directory/CVS" directory.
> >
> > The problem is: when I create the repository and add "my_directory" to
> > the repository no CVS directory is created under "my_directory". Should
> > this directory be created manually at that location? I have absoultely
> > no problem checking-in, checking-out i guess it is not the
> > problem relating to my repository etc.
> >
> > any help is appreciated. Thanks
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