Subject: Re: CVS mirrors
To: Mark White <>
From: Bill Squier <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/22/2001 11:23:50
On Thu, Feb 22, 2001 at 04:20:47PM +0000, Mark White wrote:
> Is there any way of doing this other than issuing -d [root]
> on the cvs command line every time?  Can I change the
> 'default' server throughout the tree, somehow?  Or is the
> only way I can make it right to cvs checkout the sources
> from the appropriate anoncvs mirror in the first place?

Just replace the CVS/Root files throughout the tree.

echo > /tmp/newRoot
find /usr/src -name Root -exec cp /tmp/newRoot \{\} \;

(or roll the creation into the find, or exec sed on the file, or...)

Bill Squier (                

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