[drupal-devel] Retaining CVS history over moves (was: PHPTemplate hits core)

Tom Dobes tdobes at gmail.com
Thu May 5 03:28:44 UTC 2005

On 5/4/05, Chris Johnson <chris at tinpixel.com> wrote:
> Gordon Heydon wrote:
> > <cvs rant>
> > Moving the bluemarine PHPTemplate theme into core is one of the main reasons
> > that I am starting to dislike cvs. Because of the move all the history of
> > this is gone, and even the more importantly the credit to me. Also the
> > accountability that this is 100% GPL code is also lost as there is no
> > history before the initial commit.
> Umm, well, that's a function of how the move was done, not just CVS --
> although I admit CVS doesn't make it as easy as one would like.  But
> bluemarine could have been moved with all history intact.

Really?  How?  Could you point me / us to some docs or write a quick
how-to?  This has come up a couple of times, even just within the
contrib repository when stuff was being rearranged.  I've read the CVS
docs (quite a while ago), but I don't remember seeing anything about
this type of ability.

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