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Re: import inconsistency


From: Derek Robert Price
Subject: Re: import inconsistency
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2003 14:09:30 -0400
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Paul Edwards wrote:

I've been looking back at my hacks.

Given that imports currently make an *active head* automatically,
assuming that there is no existing branch, can we at least have a
short-term "improvement" that imports will cause a file (initially
added on a branch) to move out of the Attic during an import?

It would be nice to go the whole hog and have consisent
behaviour between imports on no-existing-branch and imports
on existing-branch, but in the interim, as a first step, can we at
least have the file moved out of the Attic so that it stops being
an exception in that respect, even if it still an exception in
other respects?

ie something along these lines that I posted before...

Index: import.c
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/ccvs/src/import.c,v
retrieving revision 1.133
diff -r1.133 import.c
696a697,701
   if (inattic)
   {
       RCS_setattic(vers->srcfile, 0);
   }

Please include ChangeLog entries and sanity.sh test cases with patches you'd like us to accept, as per the ccvs/HACKING file.
Also, please send patches in universal (-u) or context (-c) diff format!

Derek

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