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Re: [PATCHES] OS/X startup scripts

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Mark Kirkwood <markir(at)paradise(dot)net(dot)nz>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,PostgreSQL Docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>,PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] OS/X startup scripts
Date: 2007-05-14 17:35:56
Message-ID: 20070514173556.GW14860@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, May 14, 2007 at 03:31:40PM +1200, Mark Kirkwood wrote:
> David Fetter wrote:
> >cvs diff works just great until you want to add or remove a file
> >without write permissions to the CVS repository, i.e. when you've
> >checked out as anonymous.
> >
> 
> I usually saved an untouched version of the tree to compare against,
> so something like:
> 
> $ cvs diff -Nacr pgsql.orig pgsql
> 
> gives a complete patch including added/deleted files. It is a bit
> primitive, but is pretty easy to do!

It's great that we have all this knowledge of how to deal with CVS's
deficiencies, but at the moment, it amounts to magical lore.  Until we
get something better to replace it, they should be part of the docs. :)

Cheers,
David.
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