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RE: Merging II - Why do new files not get merged?

From: Euan Guttridge
Subject: RE: Merging II - Why do new files not get merged?
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 17:02:19 -0000

Thanks, that works..

-----Original Message-----
From: Karl-König Königsson [mailto:address@hidden
Sent: 26 November 2002 13:08
To: Euan Guttridge
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Subject: Re: Merging II - Why do new files not get merged?

Euan Guttridge wrote:

> I am trying to merge a branch with a tagged set of files. All works 
> well except the newly created files in tag1 are not included in the 
> merge, only existing files are merged. Please advise, thanks.

I expect that you have created a revision tag, i.e., you have tagged a 
specific set of  files. If it was a branch tag, then I realise that you 
would expect the merge to work, but a revision tag is a different beast. 
For a merge to work in such a case you have to first create and add a 
file, and then tag it with your tag:

    cvs add
    cvs ci
    cvs tag tag1

Now, if you do a "cvs co -r tag1 module1" the newly created file will 

    Karl-Koenig Koenigsson

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