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Re: adding on branch


From: Derek Robert Price
Subject: Re: adding on branch
Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 16:41:35 -0400
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Stefan Monnier wrote:

This is exactly what you can't do.  The current logic places the text of the
initial import in revision 1.1.

[ I'm probably a bit dense here. ]

I don't understand.  The "logic" I'm talking about is not used when
importing but when checking files out.  I.e. it only influences the read
part that decides whether the head revision is now on 1.X or on 1.1.1.X.


You are right about this part. The logic could probably be changed to look for 1.1.1.1 in a new place.

What you seem to have munged is that currently, the text of an initial import is stored in 1.1, _not 1.1.1.1_. Successive imports are stored in 1.1.1.2, 1.1.1.3, and so on.

What I am saying is that something about the way CVS stores data in the RCS files on import will have to be changed, which I thought you said you were trying to avoid. 1.1 is already marked dead in the case we are discussing and would no longer be usable.

I'm probably not making sense because I don't know what I'm
talking about.

You were pretty close, I think.

Derek

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