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Re: FW: cvs import & checkout -D date_spec

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: FW: cvs import & checkout -D date_spec
Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 17:54:59 -0400 (EDT)

Chen, Susie writes:
> It does not seem time zone is the issue here, unless I 
> misunderstood something. Both the server and the client are in 
> the same time zone.  As I said, the same CVS checkout command,
>       cvs checkout -D <date_spec> -r <branch tag> <file path>
> used to work with the 1st import. It does not work after the 
> 2nd import. And because the import was for a branch, I have to 
> re-tag so that a check out picks up the latest (i.e. the 2nd 
> import). Indeed, a checkout without the -D works fine and 
> picks up the latest. And checkout with -D and without -r also 
> works fine. There seems to be some conflict between -D & -r. 
> But what's interesting is that checkout with -D and -r works 
> fine before the 2nd import!

It would be helpful if you showed us the exact commands you used, the
results you got, and exactly how that differs from what you expected.
Also, what versions of CVS you are using ("cvs version" will show both
the client and server versions).  "Doesn't work" is a bit nebulous.

-Larry Jones

Pitiful.  Just pitiful. -- Calvin

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