[cvsnt] --lf obsolete?

Yongwei Wu wuyongwei at gmail.com
Sun Aug 20 16:36:54 BST 2006

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On 8/20/06, David Somers <dsomers at omz13.com> wrote:
> Yongwei Wu wrote:
> > After updating cvsnt, I got this error message:
> >
> > cvs: Obsolete --lf option used.  Please update your client.
> >
> > May I ask why?
> (IIRC there was an edge case where you could somehow corrupt your
> sandbox/repository if you used --lf -- it bypassed some linefeed
> proccessing)
> The preferred (cvsnt) method is to use the -k+L option instead.

Thanks! It is very useful info. However, what if the server is CVS
instead of CVSNT? Am I forced to use the vanilla CVS client instead?

Really --lf still works at the present moment. But the message is
really annoying since I am using CVS inside other applications. Even
-Q cannot kill it.

Best regards,

Wu Yongwei
URL: http://wyw.dcweb.cn/

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