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Re: PATCH: cvs.html
On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 07:29:08PM +0100, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> If you already have checked out a tree, you cannot easily change the
> CVS server used by that tree; I believe the command-line option -d of
> cvs will overrule the server stored in the aux. files in your local
> tree, while CVSROOT will *not* overrule these aux. files.
You have to edit all of the CVS/Root files to point to the new
server. Scripts have been posted for this in the past. Something
like this (untested!) should work:
perl -pi.bak -e 's|\@gcc\.gnu\.org/cvs|\@subversions\.gnu\.org/cvsroot|' \
$(find . -name Root | grep CVS/Root)
- replacing gcc\.gnu\.org with the appropriate hostname, whatever you
happen to have in your CVS/Root files. They're all the same for any
It may also be necessary to tweak the CVS/Repository files, I'm not