[cvsnt] Re: Content of CVS/Repository file redundant?

Oliver Koltermann okoltermann_deletethis_ at gmx.de
Fri May 28 10:40:49 BST 2004

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Tony Hoyle <tmh at nodomain.org> writes:

> It is valid to have an absolute repository file, but there is no
> change to CVSNT in this regard - it has always been a possibility (the
> client/server protocol allows both formats and the client handles it -
> it's actually a compile option in options.h).
> Presumably there's something that's triggered the use of absolute
> repositories on your system... from the code it's not obvious what
> would do this though.

Thanks for clearifying this, Tony. I will try to find out what has
changed between the two checkouts.

With your response in mind it seems to be a WinCVS problem anyway,
because it's macro CvsView.py is reading from the CVS control files
and has to work with any valid content.

O. Koltermann

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