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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-19 07:03:12

"John Maddock" <john_at_[hidden]> writes:

>>> FYI: This is one thing moving to subversion would fix.
>> Only if developers check in their changes as a single operation. Some
>> people may be used to working in "commit one file at a time" mode, in
>> which case their updates will be fragmented across multiple checkins
>> just as they are with CVS.
>> I'm just trying to point out that its not simply changing tools that
>> solves this problem, but changing work habits as well.
> True: in my case because I use TortoiseCVS, commits under boost/regex and
> libs/regex more or less have to occur separately: unless that is I'm
> absolutely certain there are no other changes anywhere else in the tree that
> I've made - been caught that way before and it's embarrassing ! The
> alternative is to go back to using the cvs command line :-(

There are lots of other alternatives! For example, WinCVS will let
you mark multiple subtrees for a commit, I'm pretty sure.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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