[M3devel] I need more cvs help

Elmar Stellnberger estellnb at elstel.org
Sun Feb 9 17:25:38 CET 2014

Haven`t we been thinking about switching to git?
When would you expect the cm3/pm3 repos to be available via git?

Am 09.02.2014 15:26, schrieb Rodney M. Bates:
> On 02/09/2014 05:46 AM, Olaf Wagner wrote:
>> 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.
> Yes, as far as I can tell, it is resolved.
>> Olaf

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