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From Davanum Srinivas <d...@yahoo.com>
Subject Fwd: Re: CVS - How to rename a CVS module? (Best Practices?)
Date Mon, 08 Sep 2003 15:13:21 GMT

--- Brian Behlendorf <brian@collab.net> wrote:
> Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2003 14:58:33 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Brian Behlendorf <brian@collab.net>
> To: Davanum Srinivas <dims@yahoo.com>
> CC: infrastructure@apache.org
> Subject: Re: CVS - How to rename a CVS module? (Best Practices?)
> 
> On Sat, 6 Sep 2003, Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> > Is there a guide/scripts on how to rename CVS modules? we'd like to rename for example
> xml-axis to
> > ws-axis with minimum impact on both developers and users.
> 
> It's pretty easy:
> 
> mv /home/cvs/xml-axis /home/cvs/ws-axis
> edit the "avail" file, s/xml-axis/ws-axis/
> rename .qmail-xml-axis-cvs to .qmail-ws-axis-cvs
> 
> Then, you ask people to trash their checked-out copies and re-checkout the
> new one.  It's possible to have people search-replace the files in all the
> CVS/ folders to avoid a re-checkout, but a re-checkout is simplest.
> 
> This is made much easier by the fact that xml-axis-cvs is a simple alias
> rather than a full mailing list.  If axis-cvs@xml.apache.org were a full
> mailing list, we'd have to rename the list and move the archives and make
> sure that all worked.
> 
> Do we want to rename the other xml-axis* modules?
> 
> I'm happy to do this.
> 
> 	Brian
> 
> 
> 


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Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/

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