David Faure dfaure at trolltech.com
Mon Jun 30 10:31:21 BST 2003

On Saturday 28 June 2003 13:25, Martijn Klingens wrote:
> On Saturday 28 June 2003 06:57, Benjamin Meyer wrote:
> > I know, but the old attic files from when they were in kdenonbeta are still
> > around.  Correct me if I am wrong, but on the cvs server end the files were
> > manually (mv *.cpp ../kdegames/atlantick etc) moved, leaving behind the
> > dead files.  If anyone has a reason to keep them in kdenonbeta that is fine
> > with me, I simply wanted binclock moved and all this is extra work.
> Files in our repository are never physically moved because that would cause 
> weird errors with people who have an existing checkout and cvs up afterwards. 
> Instead they are copied and removed from the old location using 'cvs rm'. 
> This way history is preserved as well.

This is true for directories, not for files. Files _can_ be moved with 'mv', provided
that they have no cvs tag (like in kdenonbeta), and that you don't need to be 
able to check out an older version with cvs upd -D "2 days ago".

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