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Re: tag vs rtag question

From: Nick Patavalis
Subject: Re: tag vs rtag question
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 00:47:29 +0300
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On Wed, Oct 23, 2002 at 02:24:47PM -0700, Shankar Unni wrote:
> The problem was, if one of the files was *deleted* on the branch, cvs
> tag wouldn't move the tag for that file - you'd have to use cvs rtag for
> it.  The developer in question had done separate "cvs rm"s on the
> mainline and the branch, but since the deleted version on the branch
> wasn't tagged, when I did the next merge from the branch to the
> mainline, the deleted file "reappeared".

Oh, I see. You mean that you were using the *same* tag-name and you
were just "pushing" it forward to more recent revisions, and that this
didn't behave well when the "push" was "crossing" a delete operation!

Tricky, indeed!


Don't ever think you know what's right for the other person.
He might start thinking he knows what's right for you.
  -- Paul Williams, `Das Energi'

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