[cvsnt] cvs rename (was: Re: Latest updates)

Andreas Tscharner andreas.tscharner at metromec.ch
Fri May 14 07:41:57 BST 2004

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> * rename functionality.

> You can rename across directories.  You can't however rename the 
> directories themselves.  This is for client compatibility - I can
> find no way to make an existing client handle the rename (short of
> making it delete and recreate everything in it, which is a bit
> drastic).  I'm working on this though.

Does this mean I can move a file using
cvs rename Dir1\file1.txt Dir2\file2.txt

However, rename does work, but
cvs commit in the directory I renamed the file gives

D:\Metromec\misc\Test\Test>cvs commit
cvs commit: Examining .
cvs server: Examining .
cvs server: Up-to-date check failed for `ProbeChangers.dtd'
cvs [server aborted]: correct above errors first!
cvs commit: saving log message in C:\temp\cvs167.tmp

(ProbeChangers.dtd used to be Modell.dtd. The repository was created 
with an older version of CVSNT)

and a commit of the directory one level up makes cvs crash. Do you want 
the crashdump?

Thank you for this long awaited feature and keep up the good work!
Andreas Tscharner                          andreas.tscharner at metromec.ch
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hard to understand.                 -- from the Linux Kernel Mailinglist

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