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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Expat patch #3
Date Sat, 22 May 1999 22:54:39 GMT
Ben Laurie wrote:
> Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> > In article <374675DC.76022A16@lyra.org> you wrote:
> > > I was planning to follow the directions located in 7.4.1 of:
> > >
> > > http://durak.org/cvswebsites/doc/cvs_7.html#SEC69
> > >
> > > Copying the history files will carry over tags and stuff which is the
> > > Wrong Thing(tm). By doing an add/rm pair, the history of the old files
> > > is maintained in their proper location, while the new files begin a new
> > > set of history with no tags and stuff. Their initial comment states how
> > > they arrived and where prior history information is located.
> >
> > Err.... no, we've always preserved tags and history in such
> > changes and I still think it's not a Wrong Thing (tm).
> 
> Well, some of us think it is wrong. I totally fail to understand why
> people think it is a good idea to set up a situation where what you
> check out for date/version X is not what you actually had.

Precisely. It will be strange to fetch a copy of 1.3.2 and have a
src/lib/regex exist.

But hey. I'm the new kid on the block... I'll do it the Prescribed Way.

thx,
-g

--
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/

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