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RE: Possible modifications to CVS.

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: RE: Possible modifications to CVS.
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 03:14:48 -0500 (EST)

[ On Tuesday, December 18, 2001 at 20:00:54 (-0800), Paul Sander wrote: ]
> Subject: RE: Possible modifications to CVS.
> It's also a required feature if you're migrating from one well-organized
> structure to another, if you also require keeping the cumulative history
> of each file in one easy-to-find place.

Reorganisation can much more easily be done outside of the respective
version control tools, and then the history can be migrated intact.
It's just a matter of perspective.

> >If you organise your files first, and then put them into CVS, such a
> >capability is unnecessary and if poorly implemented would even get in
> >the way (in any number of possible ways).
> If poorly implemented...

Oh, come on Paul!  Two other highly respected CVS experts have claimed
that it would be nearly impossible to graft on such a feature to the
existing CVS implementation.  Thus how could it possibly not be poorly

                                                                Greg A. Woods

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