Subject: Re: cvs: is it normal?
To: None <>
From: Greg Troxel <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/02/2005 08:53:18
Geert Hendrickx <> 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 <>