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Re: cvs import -> cvs add

On Sat, Jun 02, 2012 at 07:20:45AM +0200, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> > Since 'cvs import' is much more error-prone than 'cvs add' and doesn't
> > provide any additional features we need, I suggest we switch to using
> > 'cvs add'.
> I'd like to keep it so that people can do both - import or add - since
> I do find it much easier to import packages in one fell swoop rather
> than going at it a directory at a time.

I find cvs add easier for exactly that reason, I can add all the files
and directories I want to commit, see what it is going to do (without
chances of typos) and hit the commit button. No moving the directories
away after importing them either.

> PS.  For those of us who like doing adds, I've found that a cvs add of
> a directory, followed by a cvs up -d of the same directory is enough
> to create the CVS subdir and allow the directory to be used.  I
> remember talking to tv about this, and it didn't seem common
> knowledge, so mentioned for completeness.

Just cvs add of the directory is enough.


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