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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/ap Makefile.tmpl
Date Mon, 02 Feb 1998 21:14:24 GMT
On Mon, 2 Feb 1998, Martin Kraemer wrote:

> Ken wrote,
> >   Log:
> >   	Phase 2 of moving the .h files into src/include.. modify the scripts
> >   	and Makefiles that reference them.
> 
> You actually did MOVE the CVS files from one directory into the other?
> (Or why didn't the apache-cvs list receive the appropriate delete/add
> messages)? That's usually not the way to go because this way your're
> "faking history". For someone who tries to get the apache tree of,
> say, Jan 01 1998, he'll now be unable to compile (because the files are no
> longer in the directories where they were back then).
> 
> Therefore, the safest procedure, history-wise, is to
> 
>     mv ap/xxxx.h ap/yyy.h   include/
>     cvs rm ap/xxxx.h ap/yyy.h
>     cvs add include/xxxx.h include/yyy.h
>     cvs ci ap/xxxx.h ap/yyy.h include/xxxx.h include/yyy.h
> 
> This way, there's no "time warp", and the files in include/ are
> created only for time stamps from the beginning of their existance
> in that directory (not their "previous lives" as ap/*.h).

The problem with that is that you loose the history.  I don't like that.
It is bad.

The better solution could be to cp the ,v files, then CVS rm them from
where they used to be so they are still in Attic.

> 
>     Martin
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