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Re: Sorting by swishlastmodified auto property

From: <Rainer.Scherg(at)>
Date: Fri Apr 06 2001 - 08:28:55 GMT
If someone tries to use CVS on Windows  (e.g. WinCVS) on sourcefource,
I recommend, that the FAQs concerning Windows and CVS are read veyr
closely. This will save some time in error, tries and despair. ;-)

cu - rainer

> -----Original Message-----
> From: SRE []
> Sent: Thursday, April 05, 2001 5:30 PM
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> Subject: [SWISH-E] Re: Sorting by swishlastmodified auto property
> At 12:37 AM 4/5/01, Bill Moseley wrote:
> >CVS is easy to use, so you might consider that again.  Much 
> easier than
> >downloading and gzip and tar.
> Easier to use, harder to set up. BTW, Windoze binaries are available.
> The WinCVS help file says "The official web site for CVS is 
> I used CVS for another open source project, and found it very 
> useful to
> be given a magic command-line incantation... but that wasn't enough.
> There are all sorts of conventions to learn, and I never found a good
> beginner tutorial. Heck, even the WinCVS help file starts by saying
> it presumes you're familiar with CVS and then goes on to explain the
> GUI and not the underlying software.
> On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, David Wood wrote:
> > p.s.  Sorry, I'm not much of a cvs master; is there an easy way 
> > for me to see what has changed in your daily builds?
> Perhaps a nice web page showing all the setup stuff (like "rm 
> .cvspass")
> that tends to get overlooked would help. An expert could 
> probably throw
> it together for the swish CVS tree in 3 minutes. There are 
> command line
> options to run diffs between what is there now and what you 
> last checked
> out, but I haven't used CVS in a few months and would have to 
> rediscover
> them - another entry for the SWISH CVS page? Or was someone asking for
> things that needed to be in the FAQ?
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Received on Fri Apr 6 08:30:37 2001