>>>> "Ville" == Ville Skytt <Ville>
Ville> On Thu, 2002-08-01 at 17:21, Jerry James wrote:
> > Anyway, I'm still looking for how to do this without
"cvs add"ing. But
> > that's kinda off topic here.
> Not at all. That particular topic is going to impact my life very soon.
> I'm working on a fairly large patch to enable system modules (i.e., bits
> of stuff now in src will be turned into modules, which can be unloaded
> as well as loaded). Some of my work involves adding new files to the
> repository. Since I don't have commit access, it sounds like creating a
> usable patch is going to be a difficult exercise.
Ville> FWIW, I found something at <http://www.plex86.org/cvs.phtml>
Ville> googling, the suggestion to keep two checked out copies and do a normal
Ville> diff between is the best I've found so far. Not too elegant, though.
> Incidentally, some of my work also involves moving files out of
> some subdirectory of modules. CVS doesn't cope well with file moves.
> How should I go about submitting all of this?
Ville> I guess the strategy with 2 copies works here too. I guess
Ville> CVS admins (cvs-admin＠) could do a real move directly in
Ville> the repository as well...
This would break the ability to build old versions with the file in
the old place where it's gone now.
Ville> \/ille Skyttä
Ville> ville.skytta at xemacs.org