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Re: bin/42961: cvs near-silently throws away local mods

On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 09:35:02PM +0000, Greg A. Woods wrote:
>  Subject: bin/42961: cvs near-silently throws away local mods
>  >=20
>  > This is a pretty serious problem, as I and a lot of people keep random
>  > uncommitted/local changes in source trees and rely on CVS not to
>  > randomly lose them like this.
>  In fact this is in effect the only way I use CVS with NetBSD.
>  All my local changes are kept in local working directories where I
>  frequently run "cvs -q update -dP" to get upstream changes.
>  As far as I can remember though I've never seen the error you mention.

I've never seen this either; although I frequenly update trees
with local patches

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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