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What should I write in commitinfo file for hooking my script if I want to commit an appropriate file?

Could you tell me can I add the line in commitinfo file if I want that the hook will be run if I commit an appropriate file? Example: I have *.txt file I added next line: *.txt ...
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CVS and pserver

Recently I am forced to migrate an ancient CVS installation from ubuntu to CentOS. I am using 'cvsnt' from 'March Hare'. I am trying to reproduce this old legacy server's function on my relatively ...
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How can I cause cvs update to use the destination folder's default posix acl mask?

I have a directory and file with these permissions: # file: blue/ # owner: user-a # group: group-a user::rwx user:user-b:rwx group::rwx mask::rwx other::r-x default:user::rwx default:user:user-b:rwx ...
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How to commit a directory in CVS?

I know CVS is pretty old but have to use it in company. Recently we have upgraded a library to the latest version. Now we want to replace the old library with new library. So basically we want to ...
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How to list files in CVS attic?

If I remove a file from CVS with rm -v testfile, cvs remove testfile and cvs commit testfile, then the testfile is moved to attic. I can restore the file from attic with cvs add testfile and cvs ...
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How to do version-control repository update in crontab?

I'm trying to automate version-control repository update in crontab. The following script /home/usr/mrbean/bin/update.sh works in interactive Bash command-line: #!/bin/bash ...
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Restricting access to just CVS and Git commands

At work we have a server which hosts our CVS repository and in order to restrict shell access to this system, I have deployed rssh which has worked well for a number of years. We are now converting ...
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Installing CVS on Scientific Linux

I'm interested in installing CVS on Scientific Linux. I'm new to Linux and I need to input the command: "cvs co X" My terminal states that what I have typed is an "invalid command," so I'm assuming ...
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How do I check out the OpenBSD web site via CVS?

I recently read this on the OpenBSD misc mailing list: "John Darrah" writes: > Hi. Would it be possible to get SSL on the OpenBSD website(s)? > It would be just a couple lines to change in ...
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Putting a warning flag on a particular version

I have 4 versions of a file 1.21, 1.22, 1.23 and 1.24. After a month of time I came to know that the version 1.22 and 1.23 have some errors in them. Now I don't want anyone to use those versions. One ...
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Why would cvs check in a diff instead of a file?

I did a checkout recently, and one of the files was not the file that I checked in, but rather it was a diff of that file and the previous version. Is cvs known for this kind of error?
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Find unversioned files in CVS checkout

CVS doesn't list unversioned files in the status output by default, so how can I get a list of all unversioned files? This is the best I've come up with so far: while IFS= read -r -d '' -u 9 do ...
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Specify an alias as preferred editor in rc files (like .cvsrc)?

I have in my .cvsrc: cvs -q -e vim I want to create an alias (like my-vim or something like that): alias my-vim="vim -S ~/myscript.vim" And do cvs -q -e my-vim Unfortunately, this doesn't ...