Re.: [Cvsnt] cvswrappers file?

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at
Wed Jan 9 20:08:22 GMT 2002

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On Wed, 9 Jan 2002 10:14:32 +0000 (UTC), jml at wrote:

>Hi Ted
>Firtst: the line in the cvswrappers file should read *.doc -k 'b' (which is
>a little different from *.doc -kb)
>I once had a problem with cvswrappers because I used CVS to update the file
>(as recommended) - and that did not work for me! When I committed the
>changed cvswrappers file CVS did NOT update the "real" cvswrappers in
>CVSROOT. So I reverted to editing the cvswrappers file directly in the
>repository, and all worked fine from then on.

But if you do it this way the cvswrappers file will revert to the old
state as soon as you check in an edit on any of the other
administrative files (like the modules file) since they are rebuilt
from the versioned files when a checkin (commit) is done....


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