[GRASS-dev] Do we need general/g.region/cmd?

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Tue Oct 24 16:47:21 EDT 2006

On Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 09:44:08PM +0100, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Huidae Cho wrote:
> > Since the interactive g.region has been removed from GRASS 6,
> > general/g.region has only Makefile and cmd directory.  Do we need to
> > keep this redundant directory?
> I suggest not.
> The only reason to keep the directory is to preserve CVS history. To
> "move" files in CVS, you remove the old file and add the file in its
> new location. The new file starts at version 1.1, with no history. You
> can still get the history for the original file, but that has to be
> done separately, and you have to know the old name (it's a good idea
> to add this information in the commit message for the new file).
> You can move files within the repository, but that breaks checking out
> older versions, as CVS will think that the file has always been at its
> new location.

Could an internal link in the CVS help to solve this issue?
Ugly, but here we only speak about ../


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