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Re: checkout multiple tags

From: Donald Sharp
Subject: Re: checkout multiple tags
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 08:07:02 -0400
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You could tag the commits sequentially and then do a cvs diff
versus the correct predecessor number.

On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 03:48:23AM -0700, Eric Fritz wrote:
> Is there anyway to checkout multiple tags at once, or even checkout
> subsequent tags and overlay them on a current working area?
> For example:
> Whenever we make updates to the product we tag all the files that
> changed with this update with a particular tag.  Then we can checkout
> just those files to make a patch tarball pretty easily.
> The problem is what if I want to checkout the last 3 updates.  If I try
> to use: "cvs checkout -r tag1 -r tag2 -r tag3 module"  it only gets the
> files in tag3.  If I try to run them seperately, one on top of the
> other, subsequent checkouts actually remove the files that are not
> listed with the tag.
> I suppose that I could change the process so that we tag everything,
> for every patch but then how can I easily know what was actually
> changed in this particular tag.
> Any ideas would be most appreciated.
> Eric
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