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RE: Is this possible? <More Info>

From: Jerry Nairn
Subject: RE: Is this possible? <More Info>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2001 13:46:09 -0800

I know it's hard to believe after you sent one email and then a
clarification, but it's not at all clear what you're asking. Actually, if I
take it at face value, the question is so trivial I can't understand why you
would ask it.

> From: Don Weeks [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: Tuesday, December 04, 2001 5:44 PM

> At 07:17 PM 12/4/2001 -0600, Don Weeks wrote:
> >Here is what I need to be able to do. (As background, I am used to 
> >ClearCase and have not had much experience with CVS.) I need 
> to capture 
> >the filename and user name for each file committed to a 
> repository so that 
> >later, I can use this data to tag exactly that file version 
> later. This is 

Um, that's kind of what any version control system does, right? It records
when each change is committed to each file and who did it.

> >how I have maintained build baselines in the past and track 
> exactly which 
> >files were added. I know I can script against commitinfo but 
> it looks like 
> >I will not get enough info on the file to go back and tag it later.

Huh? First, commitinfo is not the thing to use for this, since a change can
trigger commitinfo and not be committed. You would want to use loginfo, I
think. I'm not sure, because I don't know what you want to record that is
not recorded anyway.

> A little more info -- What I would be doing is applying an 
> rtag to files in 
> the repository. Then I would checkout these files plus those from the 
> previous baseline to create a new baseline. I would then 
> build these files. 
> These files that get rtagged would be those files approved 
> for this build 
> and not necessarily the latest versions checked in.  

There are lots of ways to determine which files have changed since an
existing tag, and it doesn't require running anything from commitinfo or
Probably what you want to do, assuming a module named module_A and a tag
named prev_build, is something like this:

cvs -Q rdiff -s -r prev_build module_A

Good luck,

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