[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: address@hidden: Re: rename in cvs]

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: address@hidden: Re: rename in cvs]
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2001 13:03:50 -0400 (EDT)

[ On Thursday, October 11, 2001 at 05:44:16 (GMT), Kaz Kylheku wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: address@hidden: Re: rename in cvs]
> In article <address@hidden>, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> >>  * 'cvs log BAR' does not list changes in file FOO
> >
> >Of course not!!!!  You do not want it to!  That would be illogical.
> That is false. Just because the tool doesn't do something doesn't mean we
> don't *want* it or that it is illogical. Some version control tools can
> handle renames.  The actual object being version is stored anonymously,
> and a path name is just another versioned property of that object.

Let me repeat:  You DO NOT want or need to have "cvs log BAR" list
changes in the file "FOO".  To want that is illogical.  It is

Unless and until you understand this you will not understand how CVS
manages change and how filenames are used within CVS.

                                                        Greg A. Woods

+1 416 218-0098      VE3TCP      <address@hidden>     <address@hidden>
Planix, Inc. <address@hidden>;   Secrets of the Weird <address@hidden>

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]