Help running 'make release' w/ r/o CVSROOT
ru at freebsd.org
Fri Sep 19 05:05:41 PDT 2003
On Fri, Sep 19, 2003 at 10:16:16AM +0200, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote:
> "Scott R. Sewall" <sewall at ix.netcom.com> writes:
> > My CVS repository does not have the file val-tags. I also don't see
> > this file on the web interface
> > to the CVS repository at freebsd.org. How is this file created?
> It is created by cvs and updated every time you use a tag with -r or
> -j which isn't already listed in val-tags. It's a major PITA, but you
> can fairly easily disable it by adding a return statement right after
> the syntax checks in tag_check_valid() (i.e. somewhere around line
> 1212) in src/contrib/cvs/src/tag.c.
> Another solution would be to distribute repoman's val-tags along with
> the rest of the repo, but for some reason val-tags in on cvsup's
> exclude list.
I usually create an empty val-tags file, and cvs(1) then turns an error
into a plain (but annoying) warning:
$ cvs -R -d /home/ncvs co -rRELENG_4 src/COPYRIGHT
cvs checkout: warning: cannot open /home/ncvs/CVSROOT/val-tags read/write: Read-only file system
Ruslan Ermilov Sysadmin and DBA,
ru at sunbay.com Sunbay Software Ltd,
ru at FreeBSD.org FreeBSD committer
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