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From: Beman Dawes (beman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-09-27 19:39:41

At 05:47 PM 9/27/2000 -0400, David Abrahams wrote:

>Just delete the file in question from your local directory and update

Yes, that works. Darin Adler also suggested that in private email.

>If you want to use the WinCVS UI, select the file and use ctl-Backspace
>Menu: Modify/Erase Selection

I was afraid to try that for fear it would erase the file in the repository
too. But I guess that's what Modify/Remove does.

>> * After an "update" of all the files in a directory, none of which had
>> been modified in the working directory, some of them are given a status

>> "Mod file" and the icon is changed to bright red. Furthermore, a file
>> created with a name in the form .#original.html.1.2 which is the
>> contents of original.html. A diff of the two files shows them to be
>> same. What has happened and how do I fix it?
>If you had originally retrieved the files on a branch and you didn't
>the "Reset any sticky tag/date/-k options box" (-A commandline option)
>system may have tried to merge the changes together... there's a status
>column that tells you a little more about the file. Does it say "result

Yes, so that may have been what happened.



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