Subject: Re: distinfo file changes
To: Dr. Rene Hexel <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/17/2001 16:56:12
On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, Dr. Rene Hexel wrote:
>   Thanks, Al, this is very much appreciated!  As mjl pointed out
> earlier, for cvs updates to actually gain some speed, somebody with root
> permissions on needs to remove the (empty) 'files'
> subdirectories in the repository.  At the moment, a 'cvs update -Pd'
> creates all the 'files' directories, then detects they all are empty and
> deletes them again.

Um, you know about the "Attic" dirs in CVS? I'd rather not drop all that
information right now. 

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>