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Re: Mass moving files onto branch

From: Stephen Rasku
Subject: Re: Mass moving files onto branch
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 11:51:04 -0800 (PST)

Derek Price wrote:
>Stephen Rasku wrote:
>> One of our developers wants to mass move a bunch of files from the
>> HEAD to a branch.  There are binary files and text files.  Some are
>> the same name and some have been renamed.  He has proposed to 
>> "cvs rm" the entire contents of the module and then "cvs add" the
>> contents of the HEAD.
>> Does anyone see anything wrong with that?  Is there a better way?
>Not really, if you don't mind the extra log message (for each deleted
>revision), but is there a reason you're not just creating a new 
>from HEAD?

The reason is that the branch is contains the history for the current 
production release of the software.  We need to maintain this branch 
until we release the current version.

Stephen Rasku                   E-mail: address@hidden
Senior Software Engineer        Web:
TGI Technologies              

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