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Re: preventing disturbance of branch tags.

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: preventing disturbance of branch tags.
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2001 10:35:20 -0400

Stephen Cameron wrote:

> I ran into a small snag that "cvs tag -F -b" already has a meaning.  So, I
> introduced "-B" which means, "it's ok to disturb branch tags".
> With my patch in its current state:
> "cvs tag -F -b -B" may convert non-branch tags to branch tags
> and vice versa.
> "cvs tag -F -B" may convert branch tags to non-branch tags, but will not
> disturb non-branch tags.
> "cvs tag -F -b" may change a non-branch tag to a branch tag, but will not
> disturb an existing branch tag.
> "cvs tag -d -B" may delete branch tags, but not non-branch tags.
> "cvs tag -d" may delete non-branch tags, but not branch tags.
> Same goes for "rtag"

These all sound good. Pity we needed a new option.

> Patch is here:
> http://www.geocities.com/branch_patch.html#tagpatch

Okay, found your posting from today.  At first glance it looks like you've got
docs and tests.  Reading through it now and I will test it soon.


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