[cvsnt] Re: Starting out with CVS,

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Sun Oct 31 12:31:09 GMT 2004

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On Sat, 30 Oct 2004 11:49:32 -0700, "david.arendash at manyone.net"
<david.arendash at manyone.net> wrote:

>Thanks for that. Another (hopefully) quick question:
>If I delete files from my sandbox folder because they are obsolete,
>or rename them, when I do a commit, will this be reflected in CVS,
>such that when I check-out again, I won't get the deleted files,
>or the renamed files?
>Dave A.

No, if you do this with a standard Windows tool like Explorer then the
file will just come back on the next update.
You need to use the cvs commands and then commit because the removal
and rename are faile changing operations thta must be committed before
they accomplish anything.

(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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