[cvsnt] Re: Remove old files from the repository?

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Mon Jun 13 15:00:23 BST 2005

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Gerhard Fiedler wrote:
> I didn't understand this at all. It makes sense to me to say that revision
> 1.2 was empty (unchanged delta), because no actual change to the data
> happened (just being marked as dead). But revision 1.1 as empty? Where's
> the data then that got committed with revision 1.1 if not in revision 1.1?

Revision 1.1 is a delta to 1.2, since all the deltas on the trunk are 
stored relative to HEAD (for speed.. it's more likely that you're 
checking out an later version than an early one).

Since 1.2 has all the text, 1.1 doesn't need anything in it.

> Also, can somebody please tell me whether I have to (or should) remove a
> tag on a file before I remove the tagged revision of that file, or whether
> the tag removal is implicit with the removal of the tagged revision?

IIRC you need to remove the tags manually.


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