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RE: add log message to an unaltered file

From: Rick Genter
Subject: RE: add log message to an unaltered file
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 15:38:18 -0500

> From: address@hidden 
> [mailto:address@hidden 
> On Behalf Of eric63
> Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2007 12:34 PM
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: add log message to an unaltered file
> Good morning,
>   Is it possible to add a log message to a group of files 
> that have not been
> modified?  For example, I can do 'commit -m "message" *' to a 
> bunch of files
> but only if they have already been edited.
>   We use the tag to contain a version number and I would like 
> to have to
> overwrite or add to the tag information.   I'd like to create 
> a message that
> will appear in $Log$.
> Thanks
> Eric

commit -f will force a commit, even if there are no changes. You will
end up with a new revision number for the file, and if you want your
$Log$ to reflect the new comment, I think you'll have to do an update
after the commit -f.
Rick Genter
Principal Software Engineer
Silverlink Communications

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