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Re: -D date_spec and branches

From: Mark D. Baushke
Subject: Re: -D date_spec and branches
Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 23:44:12 -0700

Larry Jones <address@hidden> writes:

> Kevin Layer writes:
> > 
> > How do I reference the revisions on a branch for a specific date?
> Many commands will allow you to specify both a branch (with -r) and a
> date (with -D), even if they're not documented that way, but not all of
> them do.  Unfortunately, diff is one that doesn't, since there's no way
> to know whether the options are supposed to go together to specify a
> single revision or be independent to specify two revisions.

Actually, I believe that the FreeBSD cvs has a way to specify both a
branch and a date for both 'versions' being compared by cvs diff. I
suppose it might be useful to look at making this kind of thing more

        -- Mark

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