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RE: Weird problem, not urgent, just curious

From: Walter, Jan
Subject: RE: Weird problem, not urgent, just curious
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 18:21:22 +0100

Larry Jones writes:
> Walter, Jan writes:
> > 
> > When I do a 'cvs co -D "Dec 06 2002" myproject' some files 
> get tossed 
> > in that were actually removed from cvs in October. They 
> dont appear in 
> > a normal 'cvs co myproject' (obviously the directories do 
> unless I use 
> > the prune option). Doing a 'cvs log' command on these files 
> shows them 
> > as having been dead, and now having a status of 'Exp;' - 
> the rcs path 
> > shows them as living in the attic.
> > 
> > What's up with that?
> Could you post an example log?  It sounds like the files have 
> been partially resurrected -- they're no longer dead, but 
> they're still living in the Attic.

Yep, sure looks that way to me too. The thing is, why dont these files come
back to life when you do a "cvs co" without the -D option?

RCS file:
Working file:
head: 1.3
locks: strict
access list:
symbolic names:
keyword substitution: kv
total revisions: 3;     selected revisions: 3
revision 1.3
date: 2002/10/21 15:10:56;  author: mcarter;  state: Exp;  lines: +1 -1
tests folder now called _tests
revision 1.2
date: 2002/10/21 15:10:56;  author: mcarter;  state: dead;  lines: +0 -0
tests folder now called _tests
revision 1.1
date: 2002/10/21 14:25:48;  author: mcarter;  state: Exp;
refactored anrlg, anrf and dmw to sit under ontology

> > We're still using CVS 1.11p1 - maybe that's a quirk that 
> got fixed in 
> > 1.12. Next question - any upgrade gotchas?
> I think you mean CVS 1.11.1p1 and 1.11.2 -- there is no 1.12 
> yet.  The major problem with 1.11.2 is that it doesn't work 
> in server mode with earlier clients when using compression.  
> If you're considering upgrading, I would actually suggest the 
> current development version instead, or waiting for it to be 
> blessed as 1.11.3 (which shouldn't take too long).

Cool. Good advice, thanks.


Mr. Jan Walter
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