Subject: Re: src/usr.bin/ktrace and cvs update
To: Darrin B. Jewell <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 05/06/2003 17:30:58
"Darrin B. Jewell" wrote:

> After a non-objdir build, if I try to do "cvs update -dP"
> in src/usr.bin/ktrace, cvs will die because there is an
> empty (i.e. Attic only) directory in the repository with
> the same name as the target binary file in the local directory.
> Its a minor annoyance, but it would be nice if it didn't
> lose this way.

It'd be nice if CVS didn't create empty directories that it ends up
deleting.  Looking under the hood of CVS is very scary though.

The canned answer is "use objdirs".  Not the solution you we looking
for, but at least it works...

Simon Burge                            <>
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