Regarding CVS -Urgent!!!!!

Dave Swegen dswegen at
Mon Feb 10 17:05:19 UTC 2003

On Mon, Feb 10, 2003 at 11:39:46AM -0500, Christopher Hicks wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Feb 2003, Dave Swegen wrote:
> > The other minor problem is that if you do a mass commit which cover
> > multiple subdirectories, CVS treats each set of sub-directory files as a
> > separate commit, and thus you get one comment per subdirectory. Ugly,
> > but still useable (we are thinking of patching cvs to not do this).
> Speaking with one of cvs' commercial competitors that does imports of cvs
> into their proprietary system, apparently they had good luck correlating
> commits that happen at close to the same time.  I would think the commit
> messages would match too.

Yes, but the problem is that then instead of a nice simple script you
have yucky one that has to keep state. Nope, I would say that cvs is the
place to put such a fix.

Btw, does anyone know how Subversion deals with this?


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