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From Corey Jewett <co...@triumphevents.com>
Subject RE: checkout problem
Date Wed, 17 Jul 2002 23:41:42 GMT
Did deleting everything resolve the problem? If so I'm going with the
fact that -D is a sticky option. Meaning cvs will keep using what you
set for -D until you explicitly override it.

Corey


On Wed, 2002-07-17 at 23:32, david.gray@hic.gov.au wrote:
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> Sorry I meant "-D" (WinCVS takes care of that stuff - I just click the
> check box and enter the date it formats the command) :-(
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> Corey Jewett <corey@triumphevents.com> on 18/07/2002 09:29:18
> 
> Please respond to "Avalon Developers List" <avalon-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
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> To:    Avalon Developers List <avalon-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> cc:
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> Subject:    RE: checkout problem
> 
> -d declares the CVSROOT on the unix client, whereas -D (according to
> documentation) declares a date. I'm not really sure how these flags
> would be applicable to WinCVS.
> 
> Also interesting to note that -D is a sticky option. Man page excerpt
> follows.
> 
>        -D date_spec
>               Use   the   most  recent  revision  no  later  than
>               date_spec  (a  single  argument,  date  description
>               specifying  a date in the past).  A wide variety of
>               date  formats  are  supported,  in  particular  ISO
>               ("1972-09-24  20:05")  or  Internet  ("24  Sep 1972
>               20:05").  The date_spec is interpreted as being  in
>               the  local  timezone, unless a specific timezone is
>               specified.  The specification  is  ``sticky''  when
>               you use it to make a private copy of a source file;
>               that is, when you get a working file using -D,  cvs
>               records  the  date  you  specified, so that further
>               updates in the same directory  will  use  the  same
>               date  (unless  you  explicitly override it; see the
>               description of the update command).  -D  is  avail-
>               able  with  the  checkout,  diff,  history, export,
>               rdiff, rtag,  and  update  commands.   Examples  of
>               valid date specifications include:
>                         1 month ago
>                         2 hours ago
>                         400000 seconds ago
>                         last year
>                         last Monday
>                         yesterday
>                         a fortnight ago
>                         3/31/92 10:00:07 PST
>                         January 23, 1987 10:05pm
>                         22:00 GMT
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> Corey
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