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Re: Renaming directory in repository--questions

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Renaming directory in repository--questions
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2001 14:34:01 -0400 (EDT)

Rajesh Patwardhan writes:
> My thoughts: 
> 1) make the new_dir as described from outside repository. 
> 2) in the actual directories on the cvs repository copy concerned ,v files
> into the new_dir location.
> Since all files are same (only under a different parent directory )it would
> also continue to have history at the new location.

The problem with that is that when you check out an old version, you'll
get the files in both places, which isn't right.  If that's not
acceptable, I think you mark all the old revisions as dead using cvs
admin, but I'm not sure whether that would have any undesirable side
effects or not.

-Larry Jones

I'm crying because out there he's gone, but he's not gone inside me. -- Calvin

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