[spambayes-dev] spambayes CVS repository problem

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Wed Jul 25 18:56:06 CEST 2007


    Sjoerd> After the change to SVN, I would like to copy my private changes
    Sjoerd> over to the new checkout.  However, I can't easily since cvs
    Sjoerd> diff gives me

    Sjoerd> cvs diff: failed to create lock directory ...

    Sjoerd> Presumably this is an attempt to prevent people from
    Sjoerd> accidentally committing to the wrong repository, but it makes it
    Sjoerd> difficult to read the repository.  Maybe a better way than
    Sjoerd> making the directories read-only would be to add a commitinfo
    Sjoerd> entry.  Something like

    Sjoerd> ALL /bin/false

    Sjoerd> might do the job.

I don't know anything about commitinfo and would really prefer to not mess
with CVS any more than absolutely necessary.  I've reenabled you for CVS
write access.  You could also do a checkout and just locally diff the two
trees.

Skip


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