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Re: Major revision number compatibility?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Major revision number compatibility?
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 17:02:29 -0500 (EST)

Eric Siegerman writes:
> Because CVS provides no way to specify that new files should get
> a major revision number other than 1, people have to remember to
> do it manually.  *Every* time.  If they forget -- and they will,
> being human -- your revision-numbering scheme goes out the
> window.

It's not that bad -- when committing a newly added file, CVS looks
through all the files in the same directory to find the maximum major
revision number and uses that for the new file.

It's still not a good idea to try to use the file revision numbers for
your own purposes, though.

-Larry Jones

I think grown-ups just ACT like they know what they're doing. -- Calvin

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