system rcsname - define symbolic names for particular versions of RCS
files in a system configuration or a part of it.
system rcsname [options] name system_path [files]
The command system rcsname defines symbolic names for particular
versions of RCS files in a system configuration, or in a part of it.
Associate the symbolic name name with the branch or version rev.
Print an error message if name is already associated with another
number. Delete the symbolic name if -r is specified and both :
and rev are omitted. If rev is symbolic, it is expanded before
association. A rev consisting of a branch number followed by a
"."stands for the current latest version in the branch. A : with
an empty rev stands for the current latest version on the default
branch, normally the trunk. That is also the case if just a name
Specifies a system configuration or a subsystem in a system
configuration as a top of directory tree where the attributes
will be defined.
Specifies files which attributes should be changed. If no file is
specified then all the files placed in every RCS library in the
directory tree are looked for, i.e. the default value for files
is RCS/* for each subsystem.
-q Quiet mode. Diagnostics are not printed.
-t Apply the command on the complete directory tree, starting from
the system_path specified.
-N Override any previous assignment of name.
-r Remove symbolic name associated with a branch or version.
Write symbolic names on the latest versions that have a status
Change attributes for all files belonging to the group grp.
-S Test if the latest versions of file have the state Obsolete. If
that is true, the symbolc file name is not set.
Use suffixes to characterize RCS files. See checkin for details.
system rcsname R2_0_0: syst1/2.0-0
defines the symbolic name R2_0_0 to the latest version of all the
files in the configuration 2.0-0.
Ivica Crnkovic, Marco Mohle