Sunday, September 7, 2008

Re: [HACKERS] Noisy CVS updates

"D'Arcy J.M. Cain" <> writes:
> Tom Lane <> wrote:
>> (Personally, I never do "cvs update" without "make distclean" first;
>> there are too many other ways to get screwed by updating a live build
>> tree.)

> I assume that you are talking about conflicts. In fact, that's one of
> the main reasons for wanting a quiet update so that I can catch those
> right away when I am working on some files. I do an automatic update
> daily to keep current with the head. I don't do a "make distclean"
> first because I may be working on something and I want to keep the
> changes in the tree to try stuff and report patches against HEAD.

Huh? distclean does not remove any source-code changes, only derived

regards, tom lane

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