vfscanf in newlib

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Fri Apr 20 21:29:00 GMT 2001


On Sat, Apr 21, 2001 at 02:25:17PM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf@redhat.com>
>To: <cygwin-developers@cygwin.com>
>Sent: Saturday, April 21, 2001 2:23 PM
>Subject: Re: vfscanf in newlib
>
>
>> On Sat, Apr 21, 2001 at 02:17:50PM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>> >I'm just heading out, but I'm going to checkout a new working dir and
>> >commit the win9x pthread stuff either late tonight or first thing
>> >tomorrow.
>>
>> A trick for making this happen a little faster is to copy a current
>> version of a working directory (including the CVS directory) to a new
>> location, do a cvs update, note the modified files, delete them, and
>> then do a cvs update again.
>>
>> This should be faster than doing a complete checkout again.
>>
>> i.e.,
>>
>> cd /devo
>> cp -rp winsup winsup-pristine
>> cd winsup-pristine
>> cvs update -A `cvs update -A | awk '{print 2}'`
>>
>> This is what I do when I have to apply or revert patches.
>
>Thanks. I'm used to
>cp -rp winsup winsup-pristine
>cd winsup-pristine
>cvs -z9 update -PdC -r HEAD but the cygwin cvs server doesn't support -C
>AFAICT.

You're right -C would make this even faster.  I didn't know about this
option.

I have -P turned on in my .cvsrc so I don't have to supply it.

-z9 is a little hard on the server.  Since I use ssh, I just rely on
its compression.  I have that set to 4...

cgf



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