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Re: Attic folder

From: ai26
Subject: Re: Attic folder
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 22:06:20 +0200

In a message of Tue, 25 Oct 2005 11:34:07 -0600
Received on Tue, 25 Oct 2005 19:40:49 +0200

Mark E. Hamilton <address@hidden> wrote
to: manish popli <address@hidden>

>manish popli wrote:
> > Can i remove the attic folder? will it effect on my
> > cvs server coz i don't want those files any more what
> > i had delete by "cvs delete"..
> >
> >
> >
>manish popli wrote:
>> When i do cvs delete file moves in to attic folder its
>> good idea but problem is with my back-up restoration
>> whenever i restore my back-up i always see my deleted
>> files also its due to attic folder i don't want these
>> deleted files back in my back-up restoration process
>> what should i do for that ??
>See my previous response.
>It's your repository you can do whatever you want with it. However, if
>you remove the Attic sub-directory you will *never* be able to reproduce
>the state of your hierarchy from the point in the past where the files
>in the Attic existed. IE, if you remove a file today and then remove the
>Attic sub-directory, tomorrow you will *not* be able to check out the
>files from yesterday, since it is no longer in the repository.

Careful there!  If a file was only added on a branch it also is in the
`Attic'.  So it's not just dead stuff.


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