[cvsnt] cvs checkout/add ignoring $CVSROOT environment variable?

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Tue Aug 15 18:39:17 BST 2006

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Nick Duane wrote:

> David indicated that once you have a sandbox cvs ignores the environment
> variables which would lead me to believe that it's the checkout that is
> not doing what I'm expecting it to do.  I guess it's checking out ./
> from /pom2 as opposed to /pom. 

Inside any checked out directory is a hidden directory "CVS". Inside it is,
among others, a file "Root". It contains the CVSROOT setting that was used
when running the checkout and that is valid (unless overridden) for any
operations on the directory that contains this CVS directory.


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