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RE: CVS Vitrual Project

From: Rez P
Subject: RE: CVS Vitrual Project
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2009 16:32:00 -0700

Thanks for your response. See below please.
> Subject: Re: CVS Vitrual Project
> To: address@hidden
> Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2009 16:04:49 -0400
> CC: address@hidden
> From: address@hidden
> Rez P writes:
> >
> > We're running CVS on a Redhat linux server and our users all use
> > Windows machines either using CVS command line or WinCVS or TortoiseCVS.
> > I'm not clear on the CVS manual about this. Is it possible to create
> > or have a project in CVS that consists of only files(NO folders or
> > subfolders) from other existing projects?
> Sort of -- you can do that with the modules file:
> <>
> Not everything works as well as you might hope, however. In particular,
> if you do ``update -d'' to pick up new files and directories, you'll
> likely get *all* the files in each directory rather than just the ones
> selected by the module definition.
Is it then possible to create my own CVS/Entries folder cosisting of
> > NewProject
> > File1 (a symlink to $cvsroot/projectXYZ/file1)
> > File2 (a symlink to $cvsroot/projectFooBar/folder/subfolder/xfile)
> > .
> > .
> > .
> > File N (a symlink to $cvsroot/project123/folder/subfolder/file123)
> This looks more like a mishmash of unrelated stuff than any kind of
> coherent project. Could you be more explicit about exactly what it is
> you're trying to do?
Certain segments of our source code or perl scripts pair up with their own database packages. Currently, the source code and the db modules are entirely separated into their projects and I was going to make it easier for our developers by using this newProject approach as a one stop shop.

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> Larry Jones
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