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RE: cvs add <directory>

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: RE: cvs add <directory>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2003 17:51:26 -0400 (EDT)

[ On Tuesday, May 27, 2003 at 09:29:13 (-0700), Paul Sander wrote: ]
> Subject: RE: cvs add <directory>
> I think the NetBSD folks gave up when they figured out that the method
> they were using to perform directory renames scaled poorly.  They had
> no choice but to use a different workaround to the rename problem that
> didn't cause their modules database and repository to explode.

Actually, no, but you wouldn't know that.

> As for the "rarity" of having to review the history of any given file,
> that's just bogus.  My users review the history every time they perform
> a merge.

Perhaps your users are forced to merge too often because they're working
in a poorly engineered project.

                                                                Greg A. Woods

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