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Re: Maintaining branches...

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: Maintaining branches...
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2001 12:57:30 -0400 (EDT)

[ On Wednesday, June 13, 2001 at 23:12:16 (-0700), Paul Sander wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Maintaining branches...
> Is there some reason why the -j's could not be recorded in the CVS directory,
> and corrected with each update?

That's an intersting idea.  It would certainly help me remember what I'm
going in a given working directory, if nothing else!

>  The joins shouldn't be recorded in the
> repository until the commits are done anyway.

That's true!

> -j makes a notation in the CVS directory (or appends an existing one if
> multiple joins are done between commits), and -r and -A clear out the
> notations.  At commit time, the notations could be recorded in the RCS
> files for future use.

That's the trick.  How do you do that without impacting RCS compatability???
Is doing it as part of the commit message sufficient?

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