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

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Fri May 14 10:59:29 BST 2004

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Andreas Tscharner wrote:

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

That's how it's supposed to work.  Most of my testing thus far
has used a single directory, though.

You can also change the case of a file with rename (think I forgot to
mention that one).

> 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)

Hmm what are the steps to do that?  I must have missed something (it seems
to work for me).

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

Yes please.  

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