[cvsnt] Local - how to change user name

Kerry, Richard richard.kerry at siemens.com
Fri Dec 8 13:10:21 GMT 2006

If you're moving a file from a different server can you get the copy off
the server ?
If you can copy that to your new server you can get all the file's
history, so its revision numbers will continue rather than resetting.


-----Original Message-----
From: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org] On Behalf
Of Gerhard Fiedler
Sent: 08 December 2006 12:48
To: cvsnt at cvsnt.org
Subject: Re: [cvsnt] Local - how to change user name

Thomas Mlynarczyk wrote:

> Also sprach Gabriel Genellina:
> [$Id:...$]
>>> is this string not meant to ever be interpreted by a machine?
>> I don't think CVSNT would try to interpret it.
> If I would import a file from another CVS server, would my server not
> the information from $Id$, at least the revision number? 

No. This information is "output only" from cvsnt point of view. 

> Or would it simply "restart" at 1.1? 

Yes. Revision numbers are server-internals.

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