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Re: Question about CVS checkout vs. RCS

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Question about CVS checkout vs. RCS
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2001 12:49:03 -0400 (EDT)

address@hidden writes:
> My company is looking into CVS as a replacement for RCS.  We currently have 
> perl
> scripts set up to customize the RCS commands to our configuration:  when I 
> check
> out in RCS, using the scripts, the resulting module does not include the ',v' 
> in
> the filename, or the symbolic tag information housed in the archive file.  
> When
> I use the CVS checkout command, the module I end up with matches the file in 
> the
> repository, i.e. it has the ',v' and the tag info.

That sounds like you imported (with "cvs import") your RCS files.  You
should copy the RCS files into your CVSROOT directory instead.  See:

-Larry Jones

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