On Oct 15, 2016 4:31 AM, "Ian D. Leroux" <idleroux%fastmail.fm@localhost> wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Oct 2016 10:09:52 +0200 (CEST) Havard Eidnes <he%NetBSD.org@localhost>
> > > And while I'm on a roll I might as well promote -P as well. I think
> > > that unless you know what you are doing, -d and -P is probably
> > > switches you always want to apply when you do cvs update.
> > I agree -- that's why my ~/.cvsrc contains:
> > update -d -P
> > diff -u
> > rdiff -u
> In fact, both the NetBSD guide (chapter 30) and the pkgsrc guide
> (chapter 2) make this recommendation explicitly; though interestingly
> they don't recommend exactly the same options. Setting ~/.cvsrc (mostly
> following the pkgsrc guide) is the first thing I do to my user account
> on a newly installed machine. Which is probably why people don't talk
> about it much (beyond the guides). Once you've set ~/.cvsrc, you rarely
> have to think about it.