[cvsnt] Re: cvs rename

Mike Wake mike.wake at thales-tts.com
Fri May 14 14:50:24 BST 2004

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 > On Fri, 14 May 2004 15:19:20 +0200, Andreas Tscharner
 > <andreas.tscharner at metromec.ch> wrote:
 >>What influence does CVSROOT have? This directory was checked out from a
 >>test repository, but CVSROOT points to the "main" repository that I need
 >>for my daily work...
 > CVS should use the root file from the directory normally (unless you
 > specify the -d option to force it to use another one, and even then
 > I'm think it prefers the directory in most cases).
 > There may be a side-effect there I'm not taking into account though...
 > Tony

I interpreted this CVSROOT question differently which may point to the 
problem being experienced by Andreas.  Is he trying to use the new 
rename functionality to rename a file checked out from one repository to 
a location in another repository?

I doubt that, that functionality is within the design of CVSNT rename.


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