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I ended up doing a cvs stat -R and that seems to have resolved this issue. Nick "Nick Duane" <nickdu at msn.com> wrote in message news:ebvqgo$5r0$1 at paris.nodomain.org... > > "Gerhard Fiedler" <lists at connectionbrazil.com> wrote in message > news:10e87d9caf8gq$.dlg at connectionbrazil.com... >> >> >> I think here is missing a check for files that are in 3.7.2 but not >> anymore >> in 3.7.3; that is, files that have been removed from the project. For >> that >> you have two options: Either you don't only copy in step 4, but rather >> delete all project files (version 3.7.2 -- but do /not/ delete all the >> CVS >> subdirectories and any files in them) and then copy the 3.7.3 files in, >> or >> you run a directory compare utility and see which files have been removed >> in 3.7.3. If you use the first option, WinCvs for example will show you >> which files have been removed. In any case, these files should be "cvs >> remove"d from the repository before committing. >> > > Well I started my effort. I added all the files from 3.7.2 to the > repository and tagged it. I then checked out this module and deleted all > the files, except the cvs directories and their contents. I copied over > the 3.8 files into my working directory. I was hoping that WinCVS would > then show me what files had been deleted and what files had been changed. > I guess it would also show me which files were new. Unfortunately WinCVS > pretty much showed all files as having been modified. When I diff'd some > of the files they showed no difference. I noticed that for the files that > were not actually changed (but showed as changed in WinCVS) after running > cvs status on that file from a command window the file would no longer be > shown as modified in WinCVS. By the way, the cvs status command showed > the file as up to date. I realize this is not a WinCVS support newsgroup, > but if anyone knows why this is happening and a way around it I would > appreciate it. > > Snippet from cvs\Entries from one directory below: > > /main.cpp/1.1/Wed Aug 16 16:24:47 2006// > /version.rc/1.1/Wed Aug 16 16:24:47 2006// > D/EOMBusiness.LIB//// > D/Performance//// > /TibMessageParser.h/1.1/Tue Aug 15 19:26:29 2006// > /TibMessageParser.cpp/1.1/Tue Aug 15 19:26:29 2006// > > The two files at the end are the ones I ran cvs status on. Before running > status I'm sure they had Aug 16 as opposed to Aug 15. When dir'ing the > directory the dates on the files are Aug 15. Though when viewing > properties of the files I see that the modified date is the 15th, but the > created date is the 16th (which in itself seems a bit odd). Do I just > need to set the created date equal to the modified date? > > Thanks, > Nick >