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Re: pvcs to cvs and magic branches

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: pvcs to cvs and magic branches
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 13:31:01 -0400
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On Thu, Jul 12, 2001 at 09:00:38AM -0700, Jim Gallagher wrote:
> What is the reasoning for multiplying all branch revs by 2? RCS doesn't 
> require this. I thought that cvs could read rcs archives without a 
> problem.

It's CVS, not RCS, that wants branch numbers to be even.  I'm not
sure why.  (Exception: the vendor branch is 1.1.1 by default.)


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