Binutils repository freeze is (finally!) over

Andreas Schwab
Mon Feb 7 04:59:00 GMT 2000

Jason Molenda <> writes:

|> On Mon, Feb 07, 2000 at 12:29:23PM +0100, Andreas Schwab wrote:
|> >  cvs -z9 -d co binutils 
|> > What I want is a directory "binutils" that contains the complete binutils
|> > source, just as I had before.  I also have a directory "gcc" that contains
|> > the complete gcc source, etc.
|> > 
|> > I have tried "cvs co -d binutils binutils", but that only gets me the
|> > binutils subdirectory, no bfd, opcodes, etc.
|> Ah, I understand.
|> Do this:
|>  % cvs -z9 -d co binutils 
|>  % mv src binutils
|> You might be saying, "But you just renamed the directory!"  And it's
|> true -- and the only difference between the old repository and the new
|> one is that it happens to be called 'src'.  This is not immutable, you
|> are free to rename it as you please.

But then, how do I update the directory?  Repeating the checkout obviously
does not work, and `update -d' is a nono.


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