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From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: (no subject)
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 15:56:24 -0500 (EST)

address@hidden writes:
>       
>       It seems that in some parts of the CVS source there is an
>       assumption that a zero major rev indicates an out-of-sync file.  
>       Other parts of the code do not seem to make that assumption.  I 
>       found it suggested, but not stated, that CVS wants all projects to 
>       start at 1.  (I did not read *all* of the available CVS
>       documentation, so I may have missed it.  I did check the FAQ at 
>       Cederqvist...)
> 
>       Personally, I like to start at zero when I am working with very 
>       new code.  As a result, I get bit by this a lot.

In CVS, the revision numbers are really just for internal use.  You will
save yourself a lot of grief if you learn to ignore them and let CVS use
them however it wants.  If you want revision numbers that are meaningful
to you, embed them in tags.

-Larry Jones

At times like these, all Mom can think of is how long she was in
labor with me. -- Calvin




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