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Re: forcing revision numbers

From: Stephen Rasku
Subject: Re: forcing revision numbers
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2001 07:56:44 -0700 (PDT)

Larry Jones write:
>Roman Fietze writes:
>> >Synopsis:   forced check in in subdir hirarchies fail on local CVS 
>I've checked in a fix for this problem.  Thanks for the report, but
>note, please, that forcing specific revision numbers is a very bad 
>-- you should treat the revision numbers as internal data for CVS and
>use tags instead.

If forcing revision numbers is a bad idea why don't we disable the 
functionality?  These questions seem to come up quite often here and 
info-cvs.  Why give people enough rope to hang themselves?

Stephen Rasku                   E-mail: stephen@tgivan.com
Senior Software Engineer        Web:    http://www.pop-star.net/
TGI Technologies

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