[cvsnt] refresh the repos

Torsten Martinsen torsten at tiscali.dk
Fri May 23 21:20:23 BST 2003

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Glen Starrett wrote:

>Since you're hacking anyway and will be backing everything up and testing
>anyway--you MIGHT try removing all copies of that file your sandboxes and
>renaming the file directly on the server, then updating again.  I haven't
>heard of anyone trying this, but intuitively it makes sense based on the
>little I know of the inner-workings of CVSNT (is that enough caution I've
>impressed in this paragraph?).  If this works, then you can keep all the old
>history but I don't know if the capitalization is kept anywhere else (take a
>peek in the RCS file itself and the files in CVSROOT, for example).
What WILL definitely work is

a) deleting the directory containing the file in all sandboxes on all 
b) renaming the file in the repository
c) updating on all clients.


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