|Version Management with CVS - the CVS manual|
by Per Cederqvist et al.
Paperback (6"x9"), 216 pages, 8 figures
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A.11 export--Export sources from CVS, similar to checkout
- Synopsis: export [-flNnR] [-r rev|-D date] [-k subst] [-d dir] module...
- Requires: repository.
- Changes: current directory.
This command is a variant of
checkout; use it
when you want a copy of the source for a module without
the CVS administrative directories. For example, you
export to prepare source for shipment
off-site. This command requires that you specify a
date or tag (with ‘-D’ or ‘-r’), so that you
can count on reproducing the source you ship to others
(and thus it always prunes empty directories).
One often would like to use ‘-kv’ with
export. This causes any keywords to be
expanded such that an import done at some other site
will not lose the keyword revision information. But be
aware that doesn't handle an export containing binary
files correctly. Also be aware that after having used
‘-kv’, one can no longer use the
command (which is part of the RCS suite--see
ident(1)) which looks for keyword strings. If
you want to be able to use
ident you must not
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