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Re: Patch for making CommitID configurable


From: Peter Backes
Subject: Re: Patch for making CommitID configurable
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 22:16:45 +0200

Hello,

On 27 Apr 2005 at 12:31, Mark D. Baushke wrote:

> Summary: I can see the (marginal) utility of adding a way to avoid
> creating new commitid tags in the RCS files of the CVS repository. I can
> not see any benefit in supressing new CVS functionality for revisions of
> files that use them.

I agree with your arguments.  The cvs init thing is a nasty chicken-
and-egg problem.  A command line option is necessary for cvs init to 
specify the CommitID value to create the CVSROOT with and to write 
into CVSROOT/config.  I'd imagine something like 

        cvs -d ... init -o CommitID=yes

You are also right in that if some revision has a commit ID, it 
should be displayed regardless of the CommitID option.

-- 
Peter 'Rattacresh' Backes, address@hidden





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