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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] explicit and deleted files

From: Robert Anderson
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] explicit and deleted files
Date: 12 Sep 2003 18:12:29 -0700

On Fri, 2003-09-12 at 17:02, Denys Duchier wrote:
> I am currently (also) looking at (the simplistic method of) getting
> snapshots out of our CVS history and constructing an arch repository
> from them.  The default tagging method is explicit.
> One issue is that some files get deleted between checkpoint versions
> and there is no reasonable support to deal with this situation.  "tla
> tree-lint" outputs USER-oriented stuff which cannot be parsed
> straightforwardly.
> For example; I get:
> These explicit tags have no corresponding file:
> ...
> It turns out to be quite difficult to automatically (1) register new
> files and (2) deregister old and deleted files.

Do you mean the mechanics of parsing the output, or something else?

If it's the former, are you familiar with csplit?


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