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Re: Future SCM Technology



On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 07:23:04AM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Thursday 07 June 2007 06:12:14 Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > I, for one, would welcome something similar to svn cp and svn mv,
> > which allows you to copy and rename files (I'm thinking patches)
> > while preserving change history.
> 
> Could we better frame this as "I wish our SCM would allow for renaming and/or 
> copying source controlled files to new names, while preserving the recorded 
> history of the file within the SCM." ?  (I just don't want to see a lot of 
> requests be tied to a particular SCM or another, just pure features.

FWIW one could rephrase it with "Every SCM, but CVS". This is a CVS
limitation that any willing successor has fixed, I don't think any of
the systems we're thinking about has this flaw.
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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