[lazarus] Possible cvs trouble

Peter Vreman pfv at cooldown.demon.nl
Thu Sep 23 17:22:21 EDT 1999

On Fri, 24 Sep 1999, Stefan Hille wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm not absolute sure about this topic but have noticed some things
> when updating from cvs.
>   1. Few days ago Shane stated that he had to comment out a line related
>      to TTrackbar in gtkobject. Seems as if he overwrote some of the
>      changes I made a couple of hours before he committed. 
>      Q: How can this happen and how can we avoid it?
A: to avoid, copy first your fixed file to the cvs directory, then run cvs
update to update your file also with the latest changes from other ppl.
And then you can finaly commit

>   2. Somebody has created empty log messages in the last few days. I'd
>      suggest to always make a short log entry because these can help a lot 
>      when something suddenly goes wrong.
Nothing to answer here :)

>   3. I've updated from cvs on 22/09/99 and 23/09/99. With both updates
>      I got a new version of gtkobject.inc. 
>      Q: Can anybody explain me why there was a log entry for v1.50 in this 
>         file present in the 22/09/99 sources but has disappered in the
>         23/09/99 sources?
A: someone updated the cvs files and then copied his own version to the
cvs directory and then commited that version.

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