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Re: cvs woes



On Sat, Sep 18, 1999 at 04:19:57AM +0200, Christian Weisgerber wrote:
> Marco S Hyman <marc@snafu.org> wrote:
> 
> >  > currently my CVSROOT is "CVSROOT=anoncvs@anoncvs5.usa.openbsd.org:/cvs"  i
> >  > have tried others with the same result.  please help.
> > 
> > For all: CVSROOT IS NOT USED IF AN EXISTING CVS/Root FILE EXISTS.
> 
> Er, hmm, it is right now.
> 
> I think my ports tree is originally off the 2.5 CD. I've since
> updated it over the net using cvs. The "ignoring CVS Root because
> is specifies a non-existent repository /cvs" message is more of a
> warning actually, at least it is not a fatal error. After complaining,
> cvs continues by using CVSROOT.
> 
> The question is, how do I get rid of the message? Or rather, how
> do I update CVS/Root to the currently used CVSROOT? Should I remove
> all CVS/Root files? And where can I get a brain infusion that
> teaches me CVS? The manual looks daunting.
Something like:
find . -type d -name CVS -print | while read i; do echo "$CVSROOT" >$i/Root; done

ought to do the trick.

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