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Re: renaming under CVS

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: renaming under CVS
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 16:57:50 -0500 (EST)

[ On Sunday, February 24, 2002 at 20:46:05 (-0800), Noel Yap wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: renaming under CVS
> I'm starting to think about a scheme where CVS would
> go through a filename mapping if the usual archive
> file isn't found (I think this is how Meta-CVS works).
>  The mapped archive file would only exist if there's
> been a rename or move.  I don't think such a scheme
> would _fundamentally_ break backwards compatibility.

If an old version of CVS cannot recover a release, or indeed if plain
RCS commands on the RCS files cannot revcover a release, then you've
broken backwards compatability.  If you want to rename things in that
way then you'll have to do it post checkout/update/export.

                                                                Greg A. Woods

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