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Re: CVS path question

From: Todd Denniston
Subject: Re: CVS path question
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2007 17:27:16 -0500
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Zakai Kinan wrote, On 08/14/2007 03:15 PM:
My developers use eclipse + CVS and I am trying to
understand the following:

1. when some files get checked in they go into
/project/Web/pages/Attic on the server.
2. while when they get checked out both in eclipse and
on the cli they appear in /project/Web/pages.  This
action is occurring on a branch tag.

Does this make sense to anyone?  If it does can
someone explain it?

"Files go into the Attic when they don't exist on the trunk. If a file is added [from a sandbox checked out] on a branch, it doesn't exist on the trunk"
[added by me.]

#2 above may be explained here:

Can someone also recommend a good

(I have only really used the first and second links here)

Also "Essential CVS" or "All About CVS (ebook)" have been mentioned a few times on the list lately.

I am new to cvs and I have been under the wrong
impression.  I can't find any explanation on the web.



Hope this helped.

Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane)
Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter

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