Subject: Re: Problems with CVS repository?
To: Aymeric Vincent <>
From: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/24/2001 08:23:57
Thus spake Aymeric Vincent
> (D'Arcy J.M. Cain) writes:
> > rm: ktrace: is a directory
> You should use option '-P' when doing a cvs update. It removes
> directories that are no more used.

OK, I will try that but as I said, I had cleaned out the entire repository
before starting so I downloaded it to an empty directory.  It seems to me
that -P would be useful for cleaning up problems in an existing directory
rather than a fresh checkout.

> And by the way, options -d (also fetch new directories) and -A (remove
> all tags) will certainly be useful too.

Again, this was a fresh checkout.

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