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Re: Retrieve lost file back

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Retrieve lost file back
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2001 11:31:40 -0500 (EST)

Rajesh Patwardhan writes:
> I am trying to retrieve a file which was removed with a cvs remove. 
> Now I do a cvs update -j removedversion -j removedversion -1 filename 
> cvs updates the file into working directory and also points out some
> conflicts which I resolve and then try to -- commit --. The file I expect
> will come out from Attic and into the normal directory does not happen and
> still goes to the attic. 

How can there be conflicts in this situation?  Did you already have a
version of the file in your working directory?

There is a bug in CVS where doing multiple updates on a resurrected file
removes the flag that tells CVS it needs to move it out of the Attic
when committed.

-Larry Jones

There's never enough time to do all the nothing you want. -- Calvin

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