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Re: CVS Outage (now)



On Fri, 2008-11-07 at 16:02 +0100, Till Maas wrote:
> On Fri November 7 2008, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> > >>>>> "SL" == Sven Lankes <sven lank es> writes:
> >
> > SL> You need to use 'cvs update -d' - cvs update doesn't include new
> > SL> directories by default.
> >
> > It's a good idea to do something like
> >
> > echo "update -dPA" >> ~/.cvsrc
> 
> Do we use sticky stuff (I do not really understand what this does) in Fedora, 
No.

> i.e. is -A useful here?
Not really. However, Tibbs' advise to add -A to ~/.cvsrc is pretty
harmful to anybody who seriously uses CVS. 

Temporarily using -A (e.g. on the command-line), e.g. in cases such as
Fedora checkouts, is OK.

Ralf



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