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Re: Checkout inconsistencies -- known bug?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Checkout inconsistencies -- known bug?
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 15:13:19 -0500 (EST)

Kaz Kylheku writes:
> People I work with have reported similar behavior when checking out to a
> tagged release; directories did not get created even though -P pruning
> was not turned on.

-P *was* turned on -- -r implies -P.  -P should be the default -- that
it isn't is just a historical accident and many recommend adding it to
your ~/.cvsrc file to correct that and avoid the inconsistency.

> The solution is to use those dummy files, because you want those certain
> empty directories to show up no matter what, even if pruning is specified.

A better solution is to have a build script that you run after checking
out the module that creates the appropriate directory structure as

-Larry Jones

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