Subject: Re: cvs: is it normal?
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/02/2005 14:40:39
On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 08:28:41AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> In an earlier version of CVS, someone had trouble when having CVSROOT set
> in their environment, and that being different from CVS/Root.  cvs is
> probably fixed, but I adopted a rule that CVSROOT may never be set in the
> environment, and used wrapper shell functions for checkout, and don't
> ever set it for updates.

IIRC, $CVSROOT has lower priority than both CVS/Root and the -d cvsroot
option.  So it shouldn't hurt having CVSROOT set in your environment.