[cvsnt] Automating the addition of files to a module?

David Somers dsomers at omz13.com
Fri Dec 1 22:20:47 GMT 2006

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Damien Moore wrote:

> Hi again,
> I'm working on a project that produces text input and output files that I
> keep in my CVS repository in addition to the source. From time to time I
> produce a bunch of new inputs and outputs that create a new set of files
> (sometimes a large number).
> Is there anyway to keep track of files/folders that have been added since
> the last commit, so I can put them in a cvs add list automatically without
> having to manually check?
> I have been using a script that just attempted to add everything in the
> checked out module, but this seems pretty inefficient since most times the
> files were already in the repository and this just stretches out the time
> to make the next commit.

Get your script to run cvs stat and parse its output to determine which
files are unknown to cvs and therefore need to be added.

David Somers

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