[ic] CVS-question

Jon Jensen jon@akopia.com
Tue, 17 Apr 2001 10:05:44 -0500 (CDT)

On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, Rene Hertell wrote:

> How do I check the difference between a file that I just updated with one I
> had before? I think it should be something like "cvs
> diff -rold_version -rnew_version /path/to/cvs/root", but I cant get it
> work... The Entries-file in the CVS-dir of products says about the
> variable.txt file: /variable.txt/1.23/Tue Apr 17 05:42:08 2001//

Making sure you're cd'd into your checked-out CVS directory. Do:

cvs diff -r 1.22 -r 1.23 dist/construct/products/variable.txt

The CVS/Root files already have the CVSROOT setting in them, so you don't
even need to have the CVSROOT environment variable set.