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Re: Exp state on top of dead

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Exp state on top of dead
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 12:09:08 -0400 (EDT)

Mark D. Baushke writes:
> This sounds like a bug. The Attic directory is
> intended as an optimization for the main trunk. A
> file with live versions on the main trunk should
> not be in the Attic directory and should have been
> resurrected when 1.12 was added.

I seem to remember fixing a bug a good while ago where some combination
of circumstances would cause CVS to forget to move a resurrected file
out of the Attic.

> I suppose a time-based "cvs checkout -D'now'"
> followed by a 'cvs update -A' might have found the
> live 1.12 revision. Or, if the same tree that
> created the 1.12 revision was also used to create
> 1.13, that could do it.

Yep.  Explicitly checking out or updating that file would also find it.

-Larry Jones

Apparently I was misinformed. -- Calvin

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