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Re: Moving files from lisp/gnus/ to lisp/net/?

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Moving files from lisp/gnus/ to lisp/net/?
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2004 07:03:56 +0200
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Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> Furthermore, as Stefan pointed out, CVS logs are typically not as
> necessary in GNU projects because the info is usually already there in
> the ChangeLogs (often in a more useful form).

Actually, it's not the logs by themselves that I use -- it's the
ability to see "oh, that person checked in that thing; I wonder what
the diff is".  And the answer is just a `C-u C-x v =' away...

By doing rm/add we'd lose that.

> The problem is that you're changing history:  By renaming the ,v file,
> in effective you retroactively rename the file in old versions too.  So
> sombody that tries to check out an old version using a tag (or -D...)
> will see the old version _with the more recent renames applied_.

Ah; I hadn't thought about that...  that does seem like a
inconvenience.  Hm...

(domestic pets only, the antidote for overdose, milk.)
  address@hidden * Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen

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