[cvsnt] cvs rename bugs

Andreas Tscharner andreas.tscharner at metromec.ch
Fri Aug 25 12:36:56 BST 2006

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David Somers wrote:

> BTW, you were using rename to move files... *rename* is, IMHO, not *move*.

I agree that a rename is not a move, but a move can be a rename...
> I'm not sure how other people on this list feel, but to me there is a great
> difference between a simple rename operation and wanting to move files
> around. Perhaps rename should, therefore, be restricted to simple file or
> directory rename operations, and moves done through a new command
> (like "move"). Tony, others, thoughts?

I'd vote for one single command
cvs mv <old> <new>
cvs move <old> <new>
similar to the unix command mv (which means both)

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