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bug #5814: [NEED TEST] handle attic files properly on CVS import

Submitted by:  graydon hoare <graydon>
Submitted on:  Wed 08 Oct 2003 06:46:11 PM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 2 - Minor
Item Group: incorrect behaviorStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: Open
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Mon 21 Feb 2005 11:46:37 PM UTC, comment #2:

This bug needs a (possibly XFAILed) test written.

Nathaniel Smith <njs>
Project Member
Wed 14 Apr 2004 12:02:58 AM UTC, comment #1:

Note that with a modern cvs, an Attic file has no
special meaning. Or, rather, it does mean that the
tip of the trunk is dead -- but that information is
also encoded in the state field, which must be handled
properly anyhow.

Occasionally you may run across a repository which
has both "foo,v" and "Attic/foo,v". For instance,
in classpath there is javax/swing/plaf/UIResource.java,v
which is duplicated in Attic/.

In the classpath case this seems to be a bogus repository.
In this case the information in the files in Attic
could meaningfully be merged into the information from
the "real" ,v file -- or it could be ignored as well.

I've heard on irc that netbsd does this as well, using
a hacked cvs. I don't know what the semantics of this

I suggest that if monotone sees both such files it just
give an error for the time being.

Tom Tromey <tromey>
Project Member
Wed 08 Oct 2003 06:46:11 PM UTC, original submission:

Attic files need to have special treatment for their lifecycle in manifests.

graydon hoare <graydon>
Project Member


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    Mon 21 Feb 2005 11:46:37 PM UTCnjsSummaryhandle attic files properly on CVS import=>[NEED TEST] handle attic files properly on CVS import

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