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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: [PATCH]
Date Wed, 22 Dec 1999 11:30:43 GMT
"Roy T. Fielding" wrote:
> >> If a person wants the history, they can use the initial checkin comment to
> >> go to the other file and its history.
> It isn't that simple.  What I usually need to do is compare the
> differences between the code in two revisions, and doing that across
> two files without history is a pain in the ass.

I can certainly sympathise with that, but my primary aim is to make it
so that if I "rewind time" with CVS, then time is rewound correctly.
That means that comparing versions across the rename boundary is a pain
(but not a huge one - check out the tree twice and use diff).




"My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those
who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the
first group; there was less competition there."
     - Indira Gandhi

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