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Re: cvs log -r branch

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: cvs log -r branch
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 10:13:06 -0500 (EST)

Paul Edwards writes:
> 1. Isn't this inconsistent compared to all the other commands,
> shouldn't "-r" on "default" have required a "-r default" or
> somesuch rather than rely on whitespace?

Historical reasons -- that's the way the RCS rlog command works.  Note
that the -w option also works the same way.

> 2. Rather than by default operating on the "default" branch
> (whatever that is), shouldn't it instead operate on the sticky
> tag?

See above.

> 3. If the answer to "2" is "no", should there be an option to
> operate on the sticky-tag?

There is, "-r <branch-tag>".  :-)

-Larry Jones

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