Cvs update and now no Compile of winsup -- need HELP

Jason Tishler
Thu Apr 19 12:48:00 GMT 2001


On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 03:32:32PM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> It was the changes to cinstall.  You'll have to merge the changes made
> to with your working copy; it doesn't happen with just the
> `cvs update'.

Actually, cvs update *does* attempt to perform a merge, if necessary.
However, if there is a conflict, then you will have to fix the hunks
that failed.  Also, cvs saves your pre-merged file in a backup file
called something like .#foo.$version (IIRC) which can be useful during
conflict resolution.


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