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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] moving an archive

From: Robert Collins
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] moving an archive
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2003 00:21:11 +1000

On Tue, 2003-09-16 at 00:12, Zack Brown wrote:

> Doesn't that still leave the revision history slightly altered (there's a
> base-o where there wasn't before)? And doesn't 'tla changelog' give different
> output? (I haven't tried archive-cache yet, so I don't know)

No, it doesn't.

> I think it's possible to just 'mv' the category directory into a new archive,
> and re-register it in the new archive. But there's no guarantee that this
> will always work. It just happens to work at the moment.

It won't work at the moment, you'll end up with corrupt information, and
gremlins. Don't do it, and don't try it.

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