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RE: how to change a rev number

From: Shane McDaniel
Subject: RE: how to change a rev number
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 13:15:12 -0500

On Wed, 6 Feb 2002, Thornley, David wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Shane McDaniel [mailto:address@hidden
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 9:56 AM
> > To: address@hidden
> > Subject: how to change a rev number
> >
> >
> >
> > I accidently checked in a file with the wrong rev number.  How do I go
> > about changing the rev number in the DB?  Is there an easier way than
> > checking the rev out, removing it from the DB and putting it
> > back with the
> > new rev?
> >
> The right answer is to stop thinking about the rev number and just
> apply a tag when you want something you can refer to.  Leave the
> revision numbers to CVS.

point taken.  but then what is the use of having a hierchal rev number if
tags are what one should use?  wouldn't cvs just use an incrementing
number ie 1,2,3,4 instead of 1.0.1,1.0.2,etc..


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