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RE: Changing Repositoty Project Names

From: Roger Thornblad
Subject: RE: Changing Repositoty Project Names
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 13:46:02 -0600

It is the top level dir and we will be moving everyone over to the new
working directory name.  The build procedures are already checked out and
will not need modification.

Thanks for the help Greg.



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Subject: Re: Changing Repositoty Project Names

[ On Wednesday, July 25, 2001 at 10:13:19 (-0600), Roger Thornblad wrote: ]
> Subject: Changing Repositoty Project Names
> We have a project under CVS which needs the root directory name changed in
> the repository.  Can we just rename it or is the process more involved?

If it's just the top-level directory name that's certainly the easiest
thing to do.

You should first declare a "flag day" and make sure everyone cleans up
all their working directories (eg. with "cvs release -d") because the
easiest way to use the new name is to check everything out again fresh.

You'll also have to be extremely careful that any old procedures for
building old releases that might have used the old module name are also

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