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Hi again Aditya, again, comments inline... Aditya Gandhi wrote: > Hi all, > Looking for some thoughts on tagging some docs a certain way.... > > I am planning to use CVS as code and doc repository and have a need to > be able to have some metadata for files based on which I need to create > some reports. > > Ex.- Plan could be a type of a document and I might need to query my > repository to find all plan documents and get a history of all changes > that have happened to all such files since a baseline. > > What options do I have to do such a thing.... One option would be using the viewcvs commit database I mentioned in my previous e-mail > > Here are some of my thoughts... Would appreciate if people can comment > on this or any other alternatives that come to their mind > > Can I tag all such documents with a tag say 'PLAN' and then use a cvs > command to do the above. If so what will such a command look like? > > I know one option could be creating a macro in WinCVS which does > something like this > 1. cvs log -S -R rPLAN <module name> to get names of the all files that > had been tagged using PLAN > 2. Process and use this list as input to a new command -> cvs log <file > names> > Some of the problems that I can foresee with this > 1. If the number of files is huge then one might end up hitting the CVS > (?WinCVS)limit for the number of chars that can go in for file names > (~32000 char) can't you simply do this with a single command? IE: cvs log -SN -rPLAN <module name> > 2. Once tagged as PLAN a document can not be untagged (Is that true... > how can one remove a particular tag from a doc?) cvs tag -d PLAN filename, filename,... -kz