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Re: reverting changes

From: Pierre Asselin
Subject: Re: reverting changes
Date: 8 Feb 2002 21:29:08 -0600

Arcin Bozkurt <address@hidden> writes:

>The latest change to our repository was to commit some tens of files which 
>caused the code to break. I am trying to get back to the state a day ago and 
>commit it back to the repository effectively overriding the change made 
>(obviously this development had to be done on a branch but.... )

>I cannot use update -D yesterday, because the result is sticky. removing the 
>stickiness with -A takes me back to what the repository has.

>can we used -j with dates? Dates on -j only can be added when you have a 
>version/branch to point to.

Hmmm, if you're sure of the dates, you could do

    $ cvs tag -D '2 days ago' tmp_pre_goof
    $ cvs tag tmp_post_goof
    $ cvs update -jtmp_post_goof -jtmp_pre_goof

When you're satisfied with the results, commit the sandbox and
delete the tmp_ tags.

Pierre Asselin
Westminster, Colorado

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