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## Re: Option to customize the -m message flag of cvs?

 From: Juanma Barranquero Subject: Re: Option to customize the -m message flag of cvs? Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 22:24:21 +0100

On Tue, Jan 6, 2009, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

> That they use the official port from ftp.gnu.org.

That's unrealistic. They could be using CVSNT because of its many
features over standard CVS.

Moreover, switching from CVSNT to CVS is not necessarily trivial. For
my setup, for example, I would have to checkout Emacs again or modify
every single CVS/root file, which currently is like

> It's still an annoyance, and being straightforward about it doesn't
> make it less so.

I can not deny that it is annoying. But I don't think we should be
judging free software as less worthy of our support because of some
minor annoyance.

> I'm suggesting to fix VC instead
> so that the official gnu.org ports could be used instead.

I'm trying CVS 1.12.13a from http://ftp.gnu.org/non-gnu/cvs/binary/,
and, in a ironic twist, that's part of the output of cvs -H:

The Concurrent Versions System (CVS) is a tool for version control.