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Re: CVS Update Behaviour

From: Arcin Bozkurt - Archie
Subject: Re: CVS Update Behaviour
Date: 21 Feb 2002 18:55:21 -0500

On Thu, 2002-02-21 at 17:45, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ 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. 

So, you don't believe that history of those files are that important.
Well, it may i guess be true. And as a followup, you are suggesting to
keep the old big module as an "in case" reference, and start fresh with
new modules.

 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
> avoid.
> -- 
>                                                               Greg A. Woods

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