How do I automatically checkout files in Read-Write mode after I do a checkin?
Add a checkout mode line to the BitKeeper/etc/config file, see bk
help config-etc for more information.
Make sure there is a space after the colon, i.e., ``checkout:
edit'' and make sure the config file has been checked in.
Another tip is that if you just alias vi='bk vi' then
bk will check out the file in edit mode and then run vi on it.
The BitMover development staff runs with this alias all of the
bk citool always displays a long list of irrelevant files. Is there some way to hide these files?
If there are files in your repository you won't ever want to check
in, such as core, *.exe, etc., you should put them in the
You can either use the ``Ignore'' button in citool, or create your
own ignore file.
See bk helptool ignore for more information.
Is there any way to specify the exact X11 font one wants?
Here's an example from one of our users:
# this font is *much* easier to read with the default X setup
set gc(fixedFont) "-*-lucidatypewriter-medium-r-*-*-12-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1"
set gc(fixedBoldFont) "-*-lucidatypewriter-bold-r-*-*-12-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1"