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

From: Paul Sander
Subject: Re: address@hidden: Re: rename in cvs]
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 20:34:48 -0700

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>CVS cannot easily ever support renaming to any extent that something
>like BitKeeper or Perforce does, at least not without breaking backwards
>compatabilty of the repository structure.

>There's simply no place to put the extra meta data necessary except in
>the commit comments themselves,

They can be stored in newphrases inside the RCS files, without breaking
compatibility.  It's still the wrong way to do it, but it's an improvement
over the status quo.

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