[cvsnt] cvs rename bugs

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Fri Sep 1 22:05:33 BST 2006

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David Somers wrote:

> AFAIK, rename works, but just for renaming a file within a directory in
> the 2.5 release.... things like renaming a directory or using rename to
> move a file don't work (yet) are planned for the 2.6 or later released. 
> BTW, you were using rename to move files... *rename* is, IMHO, not
> *move*.

FWIW, from the help output of ver 2.5.03 build 2151:

e:\>cvs --help-commands
CVS commands are:
        rename       Rename a file or directory

e:\>cvs --help-synonyms
CVS command synonyms are:
        rename       ren mv

It says that it renames directories, and it offers the synonym "mv" for
"rename". So one may be using "mv" to move files and "rename" to rename


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