[cvsnt] delete particular revision

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Fri Jan 4 12:14:40 GMT 2008

Thomas Jensen wrote:
> You could try to hand edit all the involved files and
> thereby, by manually editing the rcs files themselves,
> you could remove unwanted revisions or you could code

Not recommended at all.  You can't just take a revision out,
you need to recalculate the deltas so that the final file makes
sense.  Plus there are things like branches to consider.

admin -o works, mostly, but has been known fail simply because it's a 
nontrivial thing to do (the transition points between -kB and -kb are 
particularly messy).  That's why we recommend a full backup before 
trying it.


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