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RE: Revision Number Scheme

From: Jim.Hyslop
Subject: RE: Revision Number Scheme
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2005 09:56:30 -0500

Clayton Keller wrote:
> I have been reading through the documentation and have been scouring 
> online and in the archives but have not quite found an answer yet.
> I have been wanting to keep the Revision numbering similar to 
> what is in 
> place when you first import a project into CVS and then when 
> a file is 
> committed increase this from say to When needed to 
> etc. The -r switch from what I have read will only increase a 
> project from 1.x to 2.1 or whatever revision number is 
> specified. Does 
> the current system allow such small increments or must you 
> continue with 
>   the 1.2 1.3 method?
Why do you think you want to do this?

You're playing with fire. Let CVS assign the revision numbers. Otherwise,
you're making a lot of unneccessary work for yourself, and asking for
trouble. Mere mortals like you and I should stick to symbolic tags.

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


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