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RE: best way to remove a file from a branch?

From: Jim.Hyslop
Subject: RE: best way to remove a file from a branch?
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2005 15:38:27 -0500

jpierre wrote:
> cvs remove "works" in the sense that yes, the file gets 
> removed from the branch, when updating or checking out the 
> branch.
OK. But what other sense of "works" could there be? That is the way the
program is supposed to work.

> But on the server, the file is still there, and tools 
> that look on the server (viewCVS, for example), still show 
> the file. This means that all scripts looking at the content 
> on the repository will think that the file is still in the branch.
Then that's a problem with those tools, not with CVS. I suggest you contact
the viewCVS list for help in that respect. As I've said, CVS is working
precisely the way it is supposed to, and precisely the way it is documented.

Jim Hyslop
Senior Software Designer
Leitch Technology International Inc. ( )
Columnist, C/C++ Users Journal ( )

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