cvs: something wrong wrt vendor branch behavior

David O'Brien obrien at
Mon Mar 31 19:46:15 PDT 2008

On Sun, Mar 30, 2008 at 10:02:55PM -0700, Xin LI wrote:
> It seems that the recent cvs import has caused it to confuse the state
> of files.  Continously execute the same command would always spit
> something like this:
> [delphij at charlie] /usr/src/contrib> cvs -qR up -PdA
> U ipfilter/BSD/ipfadm-rcd
> U ipfilter/lib/alist_free.c
> U ipfilter/lib/alist_new.c
> U ipfilter/lib/load_file.c
> U ipfilter/lib/load_http.c
> U ipfilter/lib/load_url.c
> My understainding is that 'U something' is only displayed when the file
> is either updated, or created in the repository?

I saw this same weirdness today with "-PdA -r RELENG_6" also.  I wonder
if 'U' is printed out when the branch is changing now - even if the
file(s) don't.

-- David  (obrien at

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