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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: [PATCH] configure.in.in
Date Tue, 21 Dec 1999 18:31:22 GMT
On Tue, 21 Dec 1999, Ben Laurie wrote:
> Manoj Kasichainula wrote:
>...
> > Right, but I'm talking about using:
> > 
> > 1. cp on taz
> > 2. cvs rm
> > 3. Eliminate tags
> > 
> > as the move technique. If we later want to move configure.in.in back
> > to configure.in, for whatever reason, I would imagine that the "cp on
> > taz" step would confuse CVS unless we eliminate the version in the
> > Attic as well, and then we have to put back all the tags that we
> > lopped off when doing configure.in -> .in.in.
> 
> Yeah, well, I've always said that copying the version history was
> bollocks, and this is just futher proof that I'm right.
> 
> > The other option is to lose history of course, by just doing a cvs
> > add.
> 
> Which is the correct way, and note the old location when you check it
> in, or in the file, or whatever.

+1 on Ben's method. -0 on Manoj's method.

If a person wants the history, they can use the initial checkin comment to
go to the other file and its history.

Happy Holidays,
-g

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


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