[M3devel] I need more cvs help

Olaf Wagner wagner at elegosoft.com
Thu Feb 6 17:32:31 CET 2014

On Thu, 06 Feb 2014 10:00:35 -0600
"Rodney M. Bates" <rodney_bates at lcwb.coop> wrote:

> I am trying to move some small subdirectories.  In my local copy, I created the new
> directories, did cvs add on them, copied the source files to the new directories,
> did cvs add and cvs commit on them, in the new directories.  On this machine, it
> looks like it worked, and CVS/Entries shows the new version numbers the commit showed.
> But doing cvs update -d on a different machine gets nothing.
> Moreover, the commit messages coming through on m3commit show the files as
> committed in the directory where the old copies were.  CVS/Entries there also
> shows the new version numbers.  And cvs update in the old directory not only gets
> the new versions, that were committed from the new directory, but it gets some
> other files that came from a different subdirectory too.
> Surely, cvs can't be treating files in different directories with the same simple
> name as the same file.  We have tens, maybe hundreds of files named "m3makefile"
> all over, and these don't get mixed up in this way.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.

It sounds like you did it right, yet I am sure that you somewhere made
a mistake. Are you sure you didn't copy any metadata (CVS/xxx) around?

Have you got a log of the commands you executed, or can you retry
the move/add/commit/remove and record the session?

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