[cvsnt] rename breakage

Bryce Schober bryce.schober at dynonavionics.com
Sat Jul 7 01:57:51 BST 2007

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For reference:

C:\>cvs version
Client: Concurrent Versions System (CVSNT) 2.5.03 (Scorpio) Build 2382
Server: Concurrent Versions System (CVSNT) 2.5.03 (Scorpio) Build 2382

On 7/6/07, Bryce Schober <bryce.schober at dynonavionics.com> wrote:
> OK, I know rename is supposed to be "experimental" or something, but I
> used rename very carefully in the only way specified by you cvsnt folks, and
> I'm having breakage.
> I renamed one file in a directory. Then I committed its parent directory
> (on the trunk). Everything seemed fine.
> But my co-worker working on a branch from an older version of the trunk
> got my renames. The log view shows the correct older filename on the branch.
> Why did he get the newer renamed version? I thought this use case was
> supposed to work!
> --
> Bryce Schober

Bryce Schober

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