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Re: CVS: Ugh

Ilya Zakharevich
April 5, 2000 11:30
Re: CVS: Ugh
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On Wed, Apr 05, 2000 at 02:25:53PM -0400, Bennett Todd wrote:
> > I can move RCS files around without any problem.  All what is
> > needed is a file with a mapping "real name" => "the name in the
> > source tree".
> Yup, if you're willing to lose the ability to just look at the RCS
> tree and nothing else and [nearly] reconstruct the represended
> directory heirarchy (modulo only deletions),

Given that the file above lives in the RCS tree ;-), this is not a

> But different folks have different demands; Chip apparently prizes
> the ability to rename and rearrange regularly, to the point where
> this limitation in CVS totally pisses him off, so badly that he
> wants to warm his toes by a nice flamewar just to relax and
> unwind:-).

Well, I would not mind if `diff -u' could handle moves of a large chunk
of text from one place to another in a meaningful way.  ;-)

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