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Re: bin/42961: cvs near-silently throws away local mods
The following reply was made to PR bin/42961; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
Cc: gnats-admin%NetBSD.org@localhost, netbsd-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: bin/42961: cvs near-silently throws away local mods
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 21:46:23 +0100
On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 09:35:02PM +0000, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> Subject: bin/42961: cvs near-silently throws away local mods
> > This is a pretty serious problem, as I and a lot of people keep random
> > uncommitted/local changes in source trees and rely on CVS not to
> > randomly lose them like this.
> In fact this is in effect the only way I use CVS with NetBSD.
> All my local changes are kept in local working directories where I
> frequently run "cvs -q update -dP" to get upstream changes.
> As far as I can remember though I've never seen the error you mention.
I've never seen this either; although I frequenly update trees
with local patches
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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