[cvsnt] Does Commit Message make a difference in the version

Medve Emilian-EMMEDVE1 Emilian.Medve at freescale.com
Wed Jul 25 20:00:01 BST 2007

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Hi Raj,
As far as my understanding goes if the time stamp of a file changes, CVS
will consider it "different". The timestamps of the checkedout files are
stored in CVS/Entries.

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From: Raj Simha [mailto:cvs_admn at yahoo.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2007 1:21 PM
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Subject: Does Commit Message make a difference in the version

Hi All,
I have a file called file1 (may be foo.ears or something like that)
I committed that file into the repository from my work Space.
cvs commit  <file1> 
Then I was asked to write a commit message I presse ESC key and then 
"c" for continue
file1 was committed and it formed a version 1.1
Now  I copied the file <file1> again into my worsk space (which will be
over written on the old file if there is something new)
Now I tried committing this file using the command
 cvs commit -m "Testing Msg version" <file1>
To my surprise its committed and formed another version 1.2
I am just wondering how this is possible even though there is no change
in the File content.
I tried to see the difference b/w the two versions, and I could not see
any difference except the time they both were committed and the version
Please help me to know the concept. This helps me a lot.

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