[cvsnt] multi-line msg on comman line

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Thu Sep 14 22:35:18 BST 2006

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On Thu, 14 Sep 2006 13:58:28 -0600, "Randy McCharles"
<RandyMcCharles at smarttech.com> wrote:

>I've looked through various documentation and searched the web, but can't seem to find a reference to this subject.
>When doing a
>   cvs admin -m"log message" file
>is there a way to insert a multi line comment?
>cvs commit invokes and editor to enter multiple lines, but admin doesn't seem to.
>We use cvs admin -m to correct check-in comments.

Use the \n escape:

 cvs admin -m"log message\nwith multiple lines\ embedded" file


(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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