[Python-Dev] RELEASED: Python 2.2.1

Neal Norwitz neal@metaslash.com
Thu, 11 Apr 2002 09:44:24 -0400

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > I really think CVS should be fixed.  It's not really a case of moving
> > a tag, it's more a case of adding files to a tag.
> No, you should be able to recreate the tarball by using the tag.  Too
> bad that you can't exactly recreate the binaries -- a binary is what
> it is, and rarely duplicatable 100%.
> > [0] and WTF does cvs not pick up new directories by default?  How is
> >     that a good idea?
> Who knows.  For years, I've got this in my .profile:
> alias sup='cvs -z3 -q update -d -P'
> It's the -d -P part that does it.

Or add a .cvsrc file to your home directory:

update -dP
diff -wu
cvs -q

pass -dP options to cvs update (add directories, prune empty dirs)
pass -wu options to cvs diff (ignore whitespace, unified diff)
pass -q option to all cvs commands (ignore useless msgs about directories)