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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 10:03:14 +1000

On Tue, 2003-09-16 at 01:38, Zack Brown wrote:
> That's a good point. But why is the name of the archive included in the
> category itself? It doesn't seem releavant, and if it weren't there then
> a straight 'mv' might have a hope of working.

It's context, consider it a fully qualified name. One doesn't branch
'devel' from 'main', one branches
'address@hidden/project--devel--1.2' from

that is, the archive is a non-removable aspect of revision id's, and
whenever you use shorthand, arch is adding it in.

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