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Re: PATCH: cvs.html


On Fri, 14 Dec 2001, Zack Weinberg wrote:

> 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
> given checkout.
> 
> It may also be necessary to tweak the CVS/Repository files, I'm not
> sure.

We already have a contrib/newcvsroot script in tree, which we should
mention in any message asking people to change (giving the right command
line to use with it), which should suffice for anyone with a POSIX shell
such as bash or ksh.

-- 
Joseph S. Myers
jsm28@cam.ac.uk


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