Subject: Re: cvs: is it normal?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg Troxel <email@example.com>
Date: 08/02/2005 08:53:18
Geert Hendrickx <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 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.
In theory, I agree. In practice, I had trouble because a coworker had
CVSROOT set and non-matching.
Because CVSROOT in environment is often wrong (I use a half-dozen
repositories daily), I consider it to be a sloppy practice. But, I
can see the point that it's documented not to hurt.
Greg Troxel <email@example.com>