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Re: retro commits?

From: Yaron Yogev
Subject: Re: retro commits?
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2010 00:55:01 -0700 (PDT)
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On Aug 25, 2:03 am, Bob Proulx <address@hidden> wrote:
> Martin Neitzel wrote:
> > Now I want to bring the repository up-to-date by re-doing my commits.
> > No problem in that, but if possible I'd like to do that with the
> > original commit dates, too.  Like RCS's "ci -d" would do.
> > My current plan would be to do a normal "cvs ci" for each change set,
> > each followed by manually editing the "date" line in the ,v repository
> > file.  Is that OK?  Has someone else already gone through the required
> > motions?
> Personally I would probably commit all of the changes without regards
> to the date and then edit the ,v files to update the relevant dates.
> That seems reasonable since you say you are already planning on
> editing those files.
> Alternatively I would use libfaketime[1] to set the time and do local
> commits.  You could script it to stat the file and use that timestamp
> as the current time.
> Bob
> [1]


Why not use "RCS ci -d" directly on the repository files in the
server ?


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