[cvsnt] Help importing several vendor releases

bds bullesdesavon at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 21 16:17:44 BST 2003

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I'm trying to import an history of several release of a product before
I go on developping new features for it (i.e. I'm changing my version
control software and I don't want to lose my history).

Here is what I do:

1) I put the release 1 in a directory
2) I launch : cvs import -m 'importing from xxx' MY_TAG release1
3) I empty my directory
4) I put the release 2 in the directory

So when I do a checkout on any tag 'releaseX', I get the proper
revision for every file in the project. Fine.

My problem is that when I do a checkout without any tag, I get the
last revsion for every file of the project, *including the files that
are no longer part of my project*.

Do you know what I should do to *automatically* remove those files?


Release 1 contains files A and B
Release 2 contains files A (modified) and C

"cvs checkout" gives me A (last revision), B and C; but B should not
be there anymore.

Thanks for help,


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