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Re: changing a RCS control file's name

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: changing a RCS control file's name
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 14:54:37 -0700
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On 10/12/11 14:00, Robert Threet wrote:
> I thought I saw an command that would allow me to change the name of a file 
> under RCS control without breaking the revision log.  Anyone now of such a 
> command?

With RCS one simply renames the RCS file consistently
with renaming the source file, e.g.:

mv foo bar
mv RCS/foo,v RCS/bar,v

RCS doesn't keep track of filenames and renames itself;
that's up to you (or you can use a more-advanced version-control

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