Subject: Re: chicken/egg thing worked out (maybe?)
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/18/1997 15:39:43
>Date: Mon, 18 Aug 1997 14:19:08 -0400 (EDT)
>From: (Andrew Brown)
>sanity check please: i can bring my source tree up to date (no direct
>net access) by looking at all the -current mail that i have with the
>subject line "daily CVS update output", taking all the "U" (updated)
>and "N" (new?) lines as updates (ie, files that have been updated) and
>making myself a tarball out of it, yes?

This is a bit risky, but I suppose it's better than nothing.

>how are deleted files tagged in these messages?  "D"?  "R"?

"$FOO is (no longer) pertinent"

>what are the lines tagged with "?" for?

Those are files that CVS finds in the checkout area but has been told
to ignore, IIRC.
Mike Long <>      
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands,
hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." -- H.L. Mencken