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Re: Small user interface request

From: Daniel L. Rall <dlr_at_finemaltcoding.com>
Date: 2000-08-29 06:02:57 CEST

Zack Weinberg wrote:
> I've just got bit by this _again_.
> $ cvs diff /work/src/gcc/gcc/tradcpp.c
> cvs [server aborted]: absolute pathname `/work/src/gcc/gcc/tradcpp.c'
> illegal for server
> $ (cd /work/src/gcc/gcc; cvs diff tradcpp.c)
> Index: tradcpp.c
> ...
> It should notice that the target is in a VCed directory, chop off the
> irrelevant leading pathname components, and proceed. I shouldn't have
> to remember to do it by hand.

+1, excellent suggestion Zack. I would love to see this too.

Daniel Rall <dlr@finemaltcoding.com>
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:07 2006

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