handbook: cvs or wiki?

Eirik Nygaard eirikn at kerneled.com
Wed Jun 15 11:55:52 PDT 2005

On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 11:30:27AM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> As far as I know, cvsup will overwrite my changes. CVS works great
> because it merges in my changes or clearly identifies conflicts when
> merging.
> Also, CVS makes it easy to prepare diffs so I can submit my changes.
> I am open to using an alternative to cvs if it will merge in my changes
> and make diffs as simple.

You can grab the cvs-repo with cvsup and check it out locally using cvs. That
way you save bandwidth and the cvs commands will usually be a lot faster.

See /usr/share/examples/cvsup/DragonFly-cvs-supfile for an example supfile.

Eirik Nygaard

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