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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Cron <ben@taz> /export/home/ben/bin/taritup (fwd)
Date Sat, 23 Mar 1996 15:07:42 GMT
> 
> In reply to Jim Jagielski who said
> > 
> > It looks like they were moved from cgi-bin, to cgi-src, which makes
> > sense. Assuming that the move was done correctly (cvs remove / cvs add /
> > cvs commit), it looks like CVS doesn't actually 'rm' the files but instead
> > tell you that they aren't "pertinent" anymore. Non-intuitive, but safe
> > I guess.
> 
> It looks like someone has just moved the files by hand. akosut (Is that
> Alexei) is listed in the log, what exactly did you do? I need to know
> before I fix this. I'm granting an amnesty for all previous offences so
> if you've done anything like this tell me now.
> 
> !!!!!!!!!!!
> Ok, fair warning, if *ANYONE* touches *ANYTHING* in /home/cvs then they
> will *IMMEDIATELY* lose all cvs access.
> !!!!!!!!!!!

I should have reported back on this - when I went to check, the files _had_
been correctly removed. I don't believe that Alexei did anything wrong.

> 
> You can't just go moving things around or editing files in the repository,
> it must only be accessed through cvs commands. The repository is currently
> broken (though it doesn't look too serious).
> 
> The not pertinent message means that the file no longer exists in the
> repository, which isn't something that you would expect to happen.
> 
> I took a quick look at the cron script while I was at it, two comments;
> 
> 1) Use the user cvs for inserting cron jobs so you're not the only one
>    with access to it.

I'd love to. I don't know cvs's password.

> 
> 2) You need to use 'cvs update -Pd' to handle directories properly.

I do? OK, I'll change it.

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> 
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