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Re: edit -m messages logged

From: Amit Uttamchandani
Subject: Re: edit -m messages logged
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 13:20:30 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 03:35:02PM -0400, Larry Jones wrote:
> Amit Uttamchandani writes:
> > 
> > However, it sounds like you want to change messages that are already
> > logged in CVS. All this information is stored in your CVS repository, in
> > the ",v" files. These are just text files, so you can edit them.
> That is an *EXTREMELY* bad idea. Unless you're intimately familiar with
> the CVS file format and either never make mistakes or don't care about
> corrupting your repository, you should *NEVER* hand edit the files
> unless there's absolutely no other choice.

Agreed ;)

In my case, I had to edit a bunch of these *,v* files by hand when
migrating over from CVSNT to GNU CVS.


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