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Re: outsider's perspective

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: outsider's perspective
Date: Tue, 27 May 2003 15:11:49 -0400 (EDT)

[ On Tuesday, May 27, 2003 at 11:39:22 (-0700), Steve deRosier wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: outsider's perspective
> As you know, CVS doesn't version directories and frankly was never 
> designed with that in mind (never mind the argument over if it should or 
> should not, it simply doesn't).  But...there is a program that does 
> record directory structure: tar.  Perhaps you could somehow use tar in 
> conjunction w/ CVS to do what you want to do.

CVS already does effectively what tar does, and it already does it with
support for recording the addition and deletion of files temporally,
something which tar obviously cannot do.

                                                                Greg A. Woods

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