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Re: rdiff

From: Paul Edwards
Subject: Re: rdiff
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 15:29:31 GMT

"Derek Robert Price" <derek@ximbiot.com> wrote in message 
> >Got it.  Thanks a lot.  But you didn't include the removed
> >revision number?
> If you ever did send that as a patch, it was seperate from your others
> and I ignored it.  I do remember you commenting on having a patch.

I sent it as a patch to my patch, because there was a
separate reason for the change.

> >Any reason why you don't like that change for completeness?
>  From your sanity.sh diff:
> > "${testcvs} rdiff -s -r tag2 -r tag4 abc" \
> > 'File abc/file1.txt is removed; previous revision 1.2 not included in
> > release tag tag4
> This is too confusing.

It is info for computers.  :-)  Humans can read the first bit, very

> 1.2 is the "tag2 revision", maybe, but
> "previous" just dangles, especially when the possibilities include a tag
> attached to the same revision as tag2, attached to another revision,
> attached to a dead revision, and not attached to any revision.
> What would people think if I left out the reiteration of tag4 and used
> something to the effect of:
>     `File abc/file1.txt is removed; tag2 revision 1.2'

I was going to suggest you include the old ...
'... not included in release tag tag4'
as well, but looking at the other messages, none of the others
mention tags in the message.

Perhaps just "obsolete revision 1.2"?  Mirroring added ones?

BFN.  Paul.

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