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Re: [avr-libc-dev] reconf

From: Joerg Wunsch
Subject: Re: [avr-libc-dev] reconf
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2005 22:45:51 +0100
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As E. Weddington wrote:

> I thought of that (losing CVS history). Well why not do this?: 'cvs
> remove' the reconf file, preserving the history in the Attic, and
> then add the bootstrap file, with comments stating that the
> bootstrap file replaces the reconf file.

That's your only chance.

Ideally, with shell access to the CVS machine, one could
repository-copy the old file in the CVS repo, rename all old tags in
it, and then commit a new version of it under a new name.  That way,
if you do a ``cvs log'' on the new file, you can still browse the
history back to Jesus' birth. ;-)  (That's the way it is handled in

> Approve?

Sure, do it, we cannot do anything else anyway.
cheers, J"org               .-.-.   --... ...--   -.. .  DL8DTL

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