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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: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 13:32:19 +0200
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Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> I think this is generally considered a very bad thing to do.  It's much safer
> (if less exciting) to just do the old cvs add+rm thing, and make the first
> commit log in the new location "renamed from foo".

But then we lose the log.

> The reason it's bad, as I understand it, is that it essentially changes
> history; I'm not entirely sure of the all the user-visible repercussions, but
> I'm not sure I want to find out the hard way...

Hm...  I don't quite follow you.  The CVS tree is (almost) just a
bunch of ,v files.

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

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