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Re: CVS: cvs.openbsd.org: src
On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 10:46:42AM -0500, Todd T. Fries wrote:
> Penned by Brian Somers on Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 04:34:16PM +0100, we have:
> | >
> | > Log message:
> | > Grrr...here it is.
> | It may have been better to ask someone to repo-copy this file (ie,
> | copy the repository version from ppp.8 to ppp.8.m4). I don't know
> | what's normally done here though (who does the repo-copy, if a
> | repo-copy is done for this sort of stuff etc).
> | --
> | Brian <email@example.com> <brian@Awfulhak.org>
> | http://www.freebsd-services.com/ <brian@[uk.]FreeBSD.org>
> | Don't _EVER_ lose your sense of humour ! <brian@[uk.]OpenBSD.org>
> Rule number 1 of a cvs repository. NEVER MUCK WITH THE REPOSITORY.
> What was done was very appropriate. If you wish to see the older revision
But someone looking for old revision history at some point in the
future will not have any reference to locate the old filename, even
though it's waiting there in the Attic. All 119 revisions, in this
case. If it's convenient, I try to mention which filenames moved to
where in the commit message, just to provide a trail someone can
follow to the old location.
> information, ppp.8 exists in the 'Attic'. .. please don't suggest mucking
> with the repository. Yes, people have suggested a different datastore
> for cvs including a database that would allow version control-ed file name
> changes, but at this point that does not exist ...
> Todd Fries .. firstname.lastname@example.org