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> From: Tony D'Amico > One says: - I had an important file on that repository and > now it is lost. > You removed it. - > Other one answers: - No, I did't. Actually you never put that > file into the > repository. You likely forgot to commit you add. - > > How can I verify who is right and who wrong? If the users have direct file access to the repository (i.e. they can delete ,v files via the command line or a file explorer), you can't find out via the history. However, if the users can only access the repository via the CVS client, then a deleted file will be in the relevant Attic directory - not only can you settle the argument, but you can get it back. I hope they can't access the repository directly! If your repository is backed up (it is, isn't it?!) then you might be able to go far enough back on the backups to find out whether the file was present. You do keep archived backups of your repository over a period of time, don't you? :-) There are probably other techniques, but those are the ones I'm aware of. - Peter