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Re: Tagging a branch for a given date

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Tagging a branch for a given date
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 17:55:25 -0500 (EST)

Christopher Randall writes [using very long lines]:
> So, I tried checking out along the branch, by using a specific date:
> cvs checkout -D "2002-02-15 17:46 PST" -r Whitney_maintenance_branch whitney
> This works just fine, but then when I try to use the "tag" command as
> follows, the MOST RECENT VERSIONS of the files on the branch are tagged,
> not the versions of the files THAT ARE IN MY LOCAL DIRECTORIES.
> cvs tag -r Whitney_maintenance_branch TPAS_1_1_1

That's what you told it to do.  Tag with no -r or -D options tags the
revision you have checked out -- that's what you want to do.  Instead,
you said "-r branch", which tells CVS to tag the most recent revision on
the branch rather than the revision you have checked out.

-Larry Jones

Wow, how existential can you get? -- Hobbes

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