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RE: renames under CVS

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: RE: renames under CVS
Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2002 14:47:08 -0500 (EST)

[ On Monday, March 4, 2002 at 09:16:38 (-0800), Glew, Andy wrote: ]
> Subject: RE: renames under CVS
> (0) Basic: the whole point of computers is to reduce the need
> for advance planning.  (That's an epiphany I had while talking to
> a Prologger a while back.  I'm sure you don't agree.)

That is most certainly B.S. of the worst kind.

Of course you can use your computer for the advanced planning though.

> (1) For many of my projects, I don't have control over the initial
> file structure.  A legacy code base was inherited, imported into CVS,
> and then worked on.

This is the _ideal_ time to very carefully think about how best to
manage the project with a tool like CVS.  Blindly importing an existing
project directly into CVS is certainly asking for trouble!  (esp. if you
use "cvs import"! ;-)

                                                                Greg A. Woods

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