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Re: renaming under CVS

From: Noel Yap
Subject: Re: renaming under CVS
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 11:38:30 -0800 (PST)

--- "Greg A. Woods" <address@hidden> wrote:
> [ On Wednesday, February 27, 2002 at 06:32:04
> (-0800), Noel Yap wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: renaming under CVS
> >
> > I was thinking about this a bit more and came to
> the
> > conclusion that a mapping wouldn't break RCS
> > compatibility since RCS would still be able to
> read
> > the files.  Of course, one would have to handle
> the
> > mapping oneself, but this is similar to when CVS
> added
> > client/server to its list of features, RCS users
> would
> > have had to handle the communication themselves.
> If you were to store the mapping in the form of a
> procedure....
> But wait -- If you could use them with bare RCS then
> you can do it now
> without the help of CVS too!  Why don't you try some
> experiments and
> write up a report on your findings!

As you've said before, CVS wraps RCS, so the proper
place to put the mapping would be within CVS.  Those
who want to access the files with RCS are free to do


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