[cvsnt] Passing files from one branch to another (No merge)

Oliver Giesen giesen at lucatec.de
Tue Aug 13 15:48:36 BST 2002

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>   I'm trying to copy a file from one branch to another, at
> this time I'm
> checking out a branch, copy the file to a temporary
> directory, check out the
> other branch and then add the file to this branch and commit
> the changes.
>   The problem with this process is that I don't have any
> connection between
> the file, and the original branch (I don't know where it came from).
>   Is there any way of passing a file from one branch to
> another, always
> knowing where it came from?

Unless Tony has already implemented "branch- and merge-point
awareness" without me noticing, I do not know of a way to tell where
files came from even if they were created by a merge.
We simply use conventionalized log comments for this.

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