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Re: Exempt files from version control

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Exempt files from version control
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2007 18:06:09 -0400 (EDT)

Jan-Georg Smaus writes:
> how can I tell cvs to leave a file alone, i.e., to ignore it in
> "cvs update" and "cvs commit" commands? That is to say, I got the file 
> from the Repository using "cvs update", I customized the file for my 
> purposes, and now I want to keep this personal version of the file. I 
> don't want the rest of the world to notice my changes, and I don't want 
> my file to be modified anymore by the rest of the world.

You can't.  But if you explicitly update that file to the revision you
checked out, you'll give it a sticky tag that will prevent CVS from
trying to update it and will cause CVS to complain if you try to commit

-Larry Jones

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