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Re: file dependencies in cvs stored?

From: Paul Edwards
Subject: Re: file dependencies in cvs stored?
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 09:38:09 GMT

"dbinz" <address@hidden> wrote in message news:address@hidden
> In the project we use patch files. Some depends on others, eg. A
> depend on B.
> Will A be modified, the dependency must be obtained.
> The problem is CVS/Entries has a list of the files, if A is modified
> this reflects not the dependency.
> One solution can be a separate file, which contains a list of the
> files. The listed order reflects the dependency. This is not user
> friendly, cause each user has to modify the file after check in the
> patch file.
> My question is, if cvs has the chance to reflect that point, the file
> dependency ?

As far as I can tell, you're after a Makefile, and the command
"make", whose role is completely independent of CVS, which
is responsible for version control, not inter-file dependency.

BFN.  Paul.

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