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[Savannah-hackers] Re: Switching to the

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: [Savannah-hackers] Re: Switching to the repository
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2003 17:33:46 +0200

> From: Nic <address@hidden>
> Date: 27 Jul 2003 15:05:38 +0100
> You can specify no action with the -n option, eg:
>    cvs -n co somemodule

Thanks for the tip, I forgot about that.

> If you were running GNU you could do this:
> CVSROOT="address@hidden:/cvsroot/emacs" \
> find workingcopyroot -name "CVS" \
>             -exec bash -c 'echo $CVSROOT > \{}/Root' \;
> But since you're not you'll have to find another way to echo the new
> repository root into all the directorys.

The same will work with ported Bash and GNU Find.  Thanks again.

> The only reason you'd want to do this btw is if you have local
> changes that you want to preserve into the new structure.

That's exactly my situation.

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