[cvsnt] Re: Latest updates

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Sat Nov 23 00:16:00 GMT 2002

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On Fri, 22 Nov 2002 22:49:59 +0000, Tony Hoyle <tmh at nodomain.org>

>Bo Berglund wrote:
>> OK,
>> so taginfo is changed. Very good!
>> Do you have a description on exactly what it does or do I have to
>> experiment? Is there a config switch between the new and old way? I
>> need to know the exact format of what is put on StdIn and what is sent
>> as command line params.
>It's in the comments in the taginfo file when you do 'cvs init'.  The text
>The "taginfo" file is used to control pre-tag checks.
>The filter on the right is invoked with the following arguments:
>$1 -- tagname
>$2 -- operation "add" for tag, "mov" for tag -F, and "del" for tag -d
>$3 -- repository
>The filter is passed a series of filename/version pairs on its standard 
>A non-zero exit of the filter program will cause the tag to be aborted.
>> Given this I can proceed with my taginfo handling. I have already
>> tested the new method on the self-compiled version I have, but it
>> would be good to have an authoritative description. :-)
>> And what is the final answer on the embedded space handling? Escaped
>> by one or two backslashes?
>Hopefully one, because that's all that should be needed.  I'm not 100% sure 
>I've got all the places it's done changed though.

Then I think I got it covered, now I just need to get the many
submodule emails collected into a single message.

(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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