[cvsnt] Re: Cvs unedit

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Tue Oct 12 17:50:53 BST 2004

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Rob Anderson wrote:
> Hi,
> 	I don't know if this is the right place to post this but here
> goes.
> When I issue a cvs edit on a file, a copy of the file is placed into the
> cvs/Base dir, so that I can unedit without having to go the server. This
> is great but has a drawback, in that when I search recursively through
> my source (ok I use devstudio and find in files) I get hits in the
> cvs/Base, which isn't so great. 
> Since it's cvs which creates and uses these files, could it not append
> an extra suffix so that my search ignores them ? Like foo.cpp.edited, or
> something like that ?

Try edit -z, which compresses the files.

The CVS directories are hidden anyway so devstudio shouldn't be 
searching them normally.


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