[M3devel] I need more cvs help
wagner at elegosoft.com
Sun Feb 9 12:46:03 CET 2014
On Sat, 08 Feb 2014 20:22:14 -0600
"Rodney M. Bates" <rodney_bates at lcwb.coop> wrote:
> On 02/06/2014 10:32 AM, Olaf Wagner wrote:
> > On Thu, 06 Feb 2014 10:00:35 -0600
> > "Rodney M. Bates" <rodney_bates at lcwb.coop> wrote:
> >> 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?
> That's possible,
> > Have you got a log of the commands you executed, or can you retry
> > the move/add/commit/remove and record the session?
> but I don't have enough info to reconstruct the sequence, especially after
> a hard disk just went sick.
> I tried saving everything I care about off to the side, removing all of
> both subdirectories from cvs, and re-adding from scratch. I even changed
> the name of the top new subdirectory, which wasn't consistent anyway.
> This appears to have worked, finally.
> The directories to be removed were dens of werewolves. cvs, it seems,
> won't remove anything that is in an inconsistent state, and even when
> it did, it seemed to take many repetitions to get it done both in the
> repository and my local copy.
So I gather that you've resolved the problem and cleaned up the
source tree. CVS is known to have problems with refacturing code,
as it does not treat directories as versioned objects.
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