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Re: Moving CVS repository

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: Moving CVS repository
Date: Thu, 2 May 2002 17:34:48 -0400 (EDT)

[ On Thursday, May 2, 2002 at 15:38:27 (-0500), Joi Ellis wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Moving CVS repository
> On Thu, 2 May 2002, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > 
> > If I'm not mistaken the CVS/Root file _MUST_ be identical throughout an
> > entire module's working directory, regardless of whether module aliases
> > are used or not.  A given working directory _MUST_ always come from the
> > same repository.
> > 
> > (Of course idiot users could maybe manually check out one module from
> > another repository into the same working directory, but they lose and
> > that's just too bad for them, IMNSHO!  :-)
> Yes, that is true. 
> However, this isn't what I said.  I said users often nest modules.

It's irrelevant how they get that way.  If all the files in given
working directory hierarchy are not from the same repository then the
user loses.  It matters not whether they were checked out with a module
alias (which automatically "nests modules"), or by hand, or whatever.

What you've described doesn't seem to indicate any deviation from this

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