Re: CVS doesn't like its own checkouts???
- From: sml13 cornell edu
- To: "Brandon S. Allbery" <allbery ece cmu edu>
- cc: gleef capital net, gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: CVS doesn't like its own checkouts???
- Date: Sun, 20 Dec 1998 12:36:30 -0500 (EST)
Yes, I remember this too. I wrote to Jeff Garzik (since I gathered he
was MUCH more knowledgeable on this stuff than I) and he said, yes, use
checkout all the time -- because in the worst case it just does the same
thing as update, but in the best case it prevents some nasty bug with
On Sun, 20 Dec 1998, Brandon S. Allbery wrote:
> +----- From: Jonathan Sergent <email@example.com>
> | In message <Pine.LNX.3.96.981219083944.7937B-100000@spootown>, Gleef writes:
> | ] It's been happening since long before GNOME_STABLE has been a tag, but so
> | ] far my commands pretty much match yours. I only see it during a checkout
> | ] of an existing module, but as included modules come and go, one has to
> | ] recheckout regularly to catch the new modules.
> | That's just the thing. Don't checkout existing modules; update them.
> Two weeks ago "update -dP" was deprecated as doing the wrong thing with
> submodules. Have the rules changed again, and if so why wasn't there an
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