[cvsnt] Manually renaming files

Tony Hoyle tmh at nothing-on.tv
Wed Aug 7 12:27:39 BST 2002

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On Wed, 7 Aug 2002 10:40:52 +0200, "Oliver Giesen" <giesen at lucatec.de>

>I myself prefer a middle ground between Tony's approach and yours
>- *copy* the ,v file in the repository to its new name/location.
>- cvs remove and commit the old file (i.e. marking it as DEAD)
>- checkout the new file
>- use cvs admin -s to mark all revisions of the new file previous to
>the rename as DEAD.
That sounds useful... I didn't know you could mark old revisions as
dead.  I could probably implement a cvs rename function based on that

Are there any drawbacks to your approach that you have found?


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