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Revision 1.42 - (hide annotations)
Fri Mar 15 23:25:56 2002 UTC (12 years, 1 month ago) by kaz
Branch: MAIN
Changes since 1.41: +1 -1 lines
* remove.lisp (mcvs-remove): More detailed error checking.
Checks for remove attempts against MCVS/ area, removes of local
files not versioned under Meta-CVS, and nonexistent files.
1 kaz 1.3 Release Notes for Meta-CVS
2 kaz 1.1
3 kaz 1.40 Release 0.10, 2002-03-??:
5     Bugfix: checkout -d foo bar was complaining about directory bar already
6     existing, even though it should only care about foo.
8 kaz 1.41 The remove command now requires explicit -R option to recursively remove
9 kaz 1.42 a directory. It has more detailed error reporting.
10 kaz 1.41
11 kaz 1.39 Release 0.9, 2002-03-14:
12 kaz 1.37
13     Bugfix: the .cvsignore file is now subject to tagging, status, etc,
14     (unless --nometa is specified, of course).
15 kaz 1.38
16     The mcvs filt command takes -r <revision> or -D <date> parameters.
17     This means to retrieve the MAP file as of the specified revision or
18     date and use that mapping to perform the filtering translation,
19     rather than using MAP-LOCAL.
20 kaz 1.39
21     The mcvs update command takes filename arguments now and also
22     supports the -p option.
23 kaz 1.37
24 kaz 1.36 Release 0.8, 2002-03-13:
25 kaz 1.28
26 kaz 1.29 Bug fixed in mcvs add; it was not ignoring files that are already
27     listed as :ignore in MCVS/TYPES.
29 kaz 1.34 Bug fixed in mcvs move: a target with a trailing slash is now treated
30     as a directory (if it does not already exist and is a non-directory).
32 kaz 1.30 The -d option of mcvs checkout can now be used to override the checkout
33     directory, which is normally the same as the module name.
35 kaz 1.31 The global options --version, --help, -q, -Q and -e are now supported.
37 kaz 1.33 New global options --error-continue and --error-terminate to disable
38     interactive error handling in two different ways.
40 kaz 1.32 Log level of many messages has changed; many messages have been
41     relegated to debug level.
43 kaz 1.35 The import command now creates a .cvsignore file containing the name
44     MAP-LOCAL.
46 kaz 1.24 Release 0.7, 2002-03-09:
48 kaz 1.27 The import command collects a list of the file suffixes and brings up
49     a text editor to allow the user to edit their CVS keyword expansion
50     behavior. This information is kept in a new metafile called TYPES. The
51     add command also updates TYPES; it identifies any suffixes which are new,
52     and brings up an editor. The F- files now carry suffixes, which
53     simplifies interfacing with CVS, and also allows cvswrappers to work.
55     Recursive add works (mcvs add -R ...).
57     New command line option --nometa allows metafiles to be excluded from
58     diff, tag, and other commands; without the option they are inserted
59     into the list of files to be processed.
60 kaz 1.25
61 kaz 1.27 The commit option now takes an optional list of files or directories,
62     just like tag, diff, and others.
63 kaz 1.26
64 kaz 1.23 Release 0.6, 2002-02-16:
65 kaz 1.19
66 kaz 1.27 The add operation was horribly broken in 0.5, it is fixed.
67 kaz 1.21
68 kaz 1.27 User can interactively select whether to clobber local files or leave
69     everything alone. Effects on the mapping file of a mcvs move are undone,
70     if the restructuring is rolled back, or raises a condition that leads
71     to termination.
73     Meta-CVS now keeps a new meta-file called MCVS/TYPES. This is created
74     during import, and specifies the CVS keyword expansion mode for files
75     having given suffixes, and can also tell Meta-CVS to ignore certain files
76     when importing or adding.
77 kaz 1.22
78 kaz 1.18 Release 0.5, 2002-02-10:
79 kaz 1.14
80 kaz 1.27 Much improved error handling. Filesystem rearranging code performs
81     sanity checks to prevent adds and moves from accidentally clobbering
82     local files. A rearranging gone bad can be rolled back. Effects
83     of a failed mcvs add can also be rolled back.
84 kaz 1.14
85 kaz 1.27 MAP-LOCAL is now sorted in the same way as MAP.
86 kaz 1.15
87 kaz 1.13 Release 0.4, 2002-02-04:
88 kaz 1.10
89 kaz 1.27 CVS is invoked using internal function resembling the xargs utility,
90     which ensures that multiple command lines are generated if necessary to
91     avoid surpassing the operating system limit on argument and environment
92     vector size. This is important when someone wants to diff or stat a
93     subdirectory, which requires Meta-CVS to pick out the individual files
94     at the CVS level.
96     The tag, log, status and annotate commands are now available.
98     The MAP file is sorted on F- file names now, not path names. This
99     improves merging, since files do not move within the file when
100     they are renamed.
101 kaz 1.12
102 kaz 1.5 Release 0.3, 2002-02-02:
104 kaz 1.27 Process termination done is properly in top level handler, by a nonlocal
105     exit. The program properly indicates failed termination when it exits
106     due to an error condition.
108     Corrections are made in the command line option processing. If z is an
109     option that takes an argument, and the argument is -zx, then x is
110     treated as the argument to the option. Long options arguments are
111     recognized properly, according to the --opt=arg convention. The option
112     processing is restructured. Most of the commands now take the
113     appropriate cvs command-specific options.
115     The update algorithm performs dupe checking over the map, which could
116     happen during a merge.
118     Some more bugfixing has been done to the move command. It was still not
119     handling right some cases of an unversioned file being clobbered. Also,
120     it wasn't renaming a directory containing just one file.
122     I did some performance investigation for larger file sets, and
123     ended up rewriting the code that computes filesystem restructuring
124     changes and map duplicates.
125 kaz 1.5
126 kaz 1.4 Release 0.2, 2002-01-30:
128 kaz 1.27 Changed official name from MCVS to Meta-CVS. The move command now
129     performs some filesystem tests so it does the right thing when a versioned
130     file is moved over a non-versioned file, or when a file is moved into
131     a directory not known to Meta-CVS. Factored out reading and writing of
132     map files into functions.
133 kaz 1.4
134 kaz 1.2 Release 0.1, 2002-01-28:
136 kaz 1.27 Support for mcvs diff -u added. The -R option works for mcvs add command.
137     Bug fixed in mcvs mv command; it wasn't working analogously to the Unix
138     mv command when copying a directory to an existing directory.
139 kaz 1.2
140     Release 0.0, 2002-01-27:
141 kaz 1.1
142 kaz 1.27 This is alpha software. It is not complete, and lacks documentation.
143     However, it is already usable in its present state and is being used for
144     version control by its author. If you can program in Common Lisp and would
145     like to help, take a look through the TODO file. Send me patches, ideas,
146     feature requests.

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