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Re: confused over tags

From: Todd Denniston
Subject: Re: confused over tags
Date: Wed, 05 Jan 2005 18:47:49 -0500

"Jim.Hyslop" wrote:
> Mike wrote:
> > When I tried a 'cvs update -t PROD' in one of the directories
> > it removed those things not yet in cvs from the directory,
> > leaving the one file that had a PROD tag, but also set a
> > stick tag to PROD so that I couldn't checkout new updates.
> Hmmm... CVS never deletes files it does not know about (except when you use
> the 'cvs release -d' command). I've never seen it do that on an update.
> Can you reproduce that behaviour consistently? If so, please post the exact
> sequence of commands you used, along with the versions of your CVS client
> and server software (cvs --version)
Assuming the "-t" was really "-r", this is the expected behavior... at least
it is what I expect for checkout, I have USED that behavior with update.
there is only one file that meets his selection of the baseline & the tag
named PROD, so that is all CVS gives him, because he only tagged one file
with PROD.

As I explained in:

the following indicate it is a desired behavior.

Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane) 
Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter

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