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Re: CVS Update Behaviour

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: CVS Update Behaviour
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 18:31:26 -0500 (EST)

[ On Friday, February 22, 2002 at 13:25:37 (-0800), Paul Sander wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: CVS Update Behaviour
> And every time a merge is done from a branch where a rename was done on
> one of the branches.

And what has been said about that for years now?  DON'T DO THAT!!!!

>  This involves several files every time a patch goes
> out, if the project was reorganized since the code diverged.  This
> phonomenon is much more common than you think.

Maybe because of accidents, but that's something which is correctable.

Meanwhile using 'patch', or some other merge tool also works just fine.

> Not renaming files is a fine workaround for lacking the ability to rename
> files, if you can live with it.  You can obviously live with it, but some
> of us cannot.

Who said you can't rename files?  You just have to plan for it.

                                                                Greg A. Woods

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