[cvsnt] Undo Commit?
Jan.Prochazka at brooks.com
Fri Jun 15 14:50:45 BST 2007
Can not agree more with Bo ! Within last 5 years I did not use admin
commands for any other reason then the two mentioned below and would be
really, really unhappy if I could not do those two tasks.
May be, changing log message command can be user command allowed for the
author (and admin) ?
Best Regards to all,
> There are a few items in admin that are handy at least for me:
> 1) Modifying the log message if it has been mistakenly copied
> from the previous commit in WinCvs. Happens now and then and
> is misleading in future reading of the logs.
> 2) When one stores binaries (like we do), the principle is
> that normally only tagged releases should be committed. But
> this tends to be forgotten and a large number of intermediate
> unusable binaries (exe file for instance) get committed. THis
> in turn leads to the RCS file growing to a very large size on
> the server, which then leads to the slowing down of cvs
> operations on that module.
> If you consider that, an admin command that simply cuts away
> a number of non-useful intermediate binaries is really handy
> to reduce the RCS file size.
> (Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)
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