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Re: CVS 'tag' command does not write 'T' record to history

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS 'tag' command does not write 'T' record to history
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2001 11:31:44 -0400 (EDT)

Yair Lenga writes [in very long lines]:
> We are using the 'TAG' command to manage released code. The documentation 
> indicates that tag updates
> will be included in the history file by default (or by adding 'T' to the 
> logHistory option in the config file).

Where?  Only rtag is logged, not tag; if the documentation really says
otherwise, it needs to be corrected.

> We found two bugs:
> 1. The 'tag' command does not place any record in the history file. Looking 
> into the 1.11 source code, I could
> not find any call to 'write_history' inside the 'tag.c' module.
> 2. The 'rtag' command place a single 'T' record into the history file per 
> each module. The 'T' record is placed
> per module, even if the command fail completed.

That is the way it's intended to work.

-Larry Jones

It's clear I'll never have a career in sports until I learn
to suppress my survival instinct. -- Calvin

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