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Re: cvs2svn (detecting renames)

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-04-17 17:25:19 CEST

Jason Molenda <jason-svn@molenda.com> writes:
> Why would someone mv'ing an RCS file in their CVS repository be
> categorized as corruption? If a C file expects to see foo.h, you
> move it to bar.h and updated the C file, you'll be fine unless
> someone checks out an old branch or tag and the C file cannot find
> foo.h any longer.

That's right, it's the breaking of old branches or tags. Even if
foo.h is left around, the tag will also apply to bar.h, so retrieving
the tag will result in the presence of a spurious file (bar.h).

I think that's the only "corruption" Brian was referring to.

-K
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