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On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 08:07:00PM -0000, address@hidden wrote:
> The point of this is to be able to tag the branch from the mainline 
> after doing a merge, and vice versa.  This would be in order to 
> support multiple merges with cvs update -j last-merge-point -j branch-
> name or -j HEAD.

Since there is a race condition where someone coudl check in a file on the
branch after you did the merge but before you tagged, I would recommend not
trying to use rtag anyway.

Instead, check out the branch  you want to merge, tag there, then do the

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