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Re: CVS Update Behaviour

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS Update Behaviour
Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2002 16:12:25 -0500 (EST)

Paul Sander writes:
> There's just one little problem with this:  "cvs log" only works when
> a file is in your sandbox.  If it's been removed and committed, then
> you must do something like "cvs rlog `cat CVS/Repository`/oldfile.c | less".

No, "cvs log" works just fine on a removed file:

jones:/tmp/CVSROOT $ ls
CVS             config          loginfo         taginfo
checkoutlist    cvswrappers     modules         verifymsg
commitinfo      editinfo        rcsinfo

jones:/tmp/CVSROOT $ cvs log notify

RCS file: /tmp/cvstest/CVSROOT/Attic/notify,v
Working file: notify
head: 1.2
locks: strict
access list:
symbolic names:
keyword substitution: kv
total revisions: 2;     selected revisions: 2
revision 1.2
date: 2002/02/23 21:10:37;  author: scjones;  state: dead;  lines: +0 -0
revision 1.1
date: 2002/02/23 19:56:14;  author: scjones;  state: Exp;
initial checkin

-Larry Jones

I just can't identify with that kind of work ethic. -- Calvin

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