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Re: Deal with Directory Structure Change

From: Michael Lukaschek
Subject: Re: Deal with Directory Structure Change
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 10:18:49 +0200

That's not right!
If you check out with Tag REL1 you will get ALL files (and directories) that
exist in REL1, even if they have been deleted in the mean time (and moved to
attic). Be sure to use cvs remove to have the files in the attic and not to
delete the files on the server!

Dipl.-Math. Michael Lukaschek, Software Development
Dimension 3D-Systems GmbH / Interzart AG 3D Commerce
Telephone: +49-511 390884-0       Facsimile: +49-511 390884-10

QS CVS schrieb:

> Hi, All,
> As we all know, CVS doesn't version directories. Because of that, any
> directory structure changes especially deletion of files or subdirectories
> will affect earlier releases since the entire data container file such as
> foo.c,v is moved to Attic directory.
> Say, you had file foo.c in Tag REL1. In REL2, foo.c is no longer needed and
> therefore is removed. Now you want to do bug fixes in foo.c for REL1
> release. However checking out REL1 will miss foo.c
> One possible solution is to create a separate module for each release. But
> still, frequent modification on directories for minor releases or bug fixes
> will affect previous releases.
> Can someone share some experience on this issue? Thanks.
> Howard
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