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Re: cmd line stuff (was: CVS update: ...)

From: Jim Blandy <jimb_at_savonarola.red-bean.com>
Date: 2000-10-23 20:30:09 CEST

Bruce Korb <bkorb@sco.COM> writes:

> Greg Hudson wrote:
> > I still think it's terrible that CVS options can mean totally
> > different things depending on whether they come before or after the
> > command, and I don't think we want to repeat that mistake.
>
> Amen. :-)

When I taught CVS classes, I presented the CVS command-line syntax to
folks this way:

        cvs GLOBALFLAGS COMMAND COMMANDFLAGS

If I remember correctly, it wasn't an issue. So I'm not sure I find
this issue compelling.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:12 2006

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