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Re: Branches and Dates

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Branches and Dates
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 10:16:47 -0500 (EST)

address@hidden writes:
> We have a situation where we need to see the state of a branch
> at a point of time in the past.  Problem is that if I checkout
> the branch and then update ... -D date ... what I appear to get
> is the state of the module at that date with the branches collapsed.
> For example, a file that existed only on the trunk mysteriously
> appears in the branch if I use a date after the time it was added
> to the trunk.

You need to specify both the branch and the date.  Unfortunately, not
all CVS subcommands allow both -D and -r at the same time, but I believe
that update is one that does, despite what the documentation may say.

-Larry Jones

Aw Mom, you act like I'm not even wearing a bungee cord! -- Calvin

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