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Re: CVS Update Behaviour

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: CVS Update Behaviour
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 17:45:04 -0500 (EST)

[ On , February 21, 2002 at 18:06:53 (-0500), Arcin Bozkurt - Archie wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: CVS Update Behaviour
> suppose I created a branch at this point (for bugfixes) and later
> restructured the repository moving files around. I believe there is not
> way to merge the bugfixes back any more since they are not in the same
> module anymore...
> How do I get around this problem?

Don't create a branch -- create a whole new set of modules, or even a
whole new repository to hold the new structure.

Don't get stuck on this idea of trying to keep track of everything back
to the beginning of time with one RCS file.  That's simply not
necessary, and every attempt we've ever seen to date to do so has only
resulted in more confusion and problems than the instigators hoped to

                                                                Greg A. Woods

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