[cvsnt] Corrupt history file

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Wed Nov 29 21:34:17 GMT 2006

Chuck Kirschman wrote:

> Is there a tool to do the queries?  Or support in WinCVS or Tortoise? 

AFAIK neither has support for it. 

> Not all CVS users are programmers, and not all programmers are database 
> programmers.  The cvs history command is certainly convenient for making 
> queries based on "last week" or "yesterday".  I can't imagine some of 
> these users that don't even have a database viewer of any sort on their 
> box making SQL queries to find out what their sick coworker was working 
> on yesterday.  But I'm guessing there's a good way to handle it that I'm 
> missing?

One way I can think of is to use a report generation tool and provide a few
templates for asking the most common questions.


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