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Re: Removing Changes

From: Mark D. Baushke
Subject: Re: Removing Changes
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2003 12:00:20 -0700

Mischke, MaryBeth <address@hidden> writes:

> I've seen information about how to revert back to a previous revision of a
> file in the documentation, but how is the best way to pull a change out that
> is in the middle of other revisions you want to keep?  For example the
> current file revision is 1.4, unwanted change is 1.2, but I do want the
> changes in 1.3.  Is there any fancy update command that will work that out
> for me?

Yes, use the command:

  cvs up -j1.2 -j1.1 filename

to merge into your working copy of the file a version that tries to remove
the change introduced by version 1.2. You will still need to resolve any


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The above notice is in poor taste went sent to a public mailing list. I
suggest you consider asking your postmaster to read

as well as see what has been said on the info-cvs list in the past:

concerning this topic.

        -- Mark

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