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Re: Info-cvs Digest, Vol 8, Issue 6

From: Max Bowsher
Subject: Re: Info-cvs Digest, Vol 8, Issue 6
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2003 09:08:17 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Jones [mailto:address@hidden
> Why?  It's "cvs rtag" when used without the -r option that's truely
> dangerous, since you have no way of knowing what revisions you're
> tagging.

Matthew Herrmann wrote:
> I always understood that "cvs rtag" without a "-r" would tag the latest
> version of all files on the trunk, synonymous with "cvs rtag -rHEAD
> module" (?) I had been using it in this manner for some time and not
> experienced behaviour to contradict this.

Yes, but what if someone commits something between when you decide to run
the rtag and when you actually run it? That is the danger.


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