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Re: Major revision number compatibility?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Major revision number compatibility?
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 11:01:44 -0500 (EST)

Thomas Eliassson writes:
> The major revision number (i.e. 1 in 1.3) may in some of our files be 
> increased to 2 or even 3. Now when we start using CVS I see that we can 
> use 'cvs commit -r2.4 file.txt' to commit a file with a specific 
> revision number (in the example 2.4). Is this safe, or may we run into 
> some trouble later on?

It's safe, but it's an excruciatingly bad idea.  Now that the files are
in CVS, just forget about the revision numbers (except for historical
purposes) and let CVS handle them.

-Larry Jones

ANY idiot can be famous.  I figure I'm more the LEGENDARY type! -- Calvin

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