Subject: cvs "-u" versus "-R"
To: None <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/01/2002 16:19:17
On Thu, 31 Jan 2002, BOUWSMA Beery wrote:
> Totally unrelated, but because `cvs' is under scrutiny here, I'd like
> to see the `-R' option added to `cvs' for a read-only repository
> [...]
> (I don't know if `-R' read-only is a FreeBSDism, or what, since I've
> not looked into it in case someone agrees and sez `send patches')

Oh, great.  FreeBSD used "cvs -R" and NetBSD uses "cvs -u" for much the
same purposes.  I am not sure which came first.

--apb (Alan Barrett)