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Re: Understanding move & merge

From: David Waite <mass_at_akuma.org>
Date: 2003-01-20 19:52:52 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>And when somebody does an 'svn mv' or 'svn cp' of a file, the other
>users *get* those changes when they update.
>If you move an RCS file, then this completely breaks all existing CVS
>working copies. Don't tell me that's better than Subversion. :-)
Even worse, with moving RCS files you change the location of a file for
past revisions. This more often than not will leave earlier revisions in
CVS unbuildable.

-David Waite

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