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Re: CVS tag question

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS tag question
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 12:08:19 -0500 (EST)

Butler, Melissa writes [in one very long line]:
>       I have a question concerning cvs update and tags. If another
> developer tags a set of files, but not the whole baseline, is there a
> way that I can get just the tagged files into my sandbox, but leave
> everything else in my sandbox alone? I know the correct behavior of cvs
> update -r <tagname> is to update just those tagged files and remove all
> other non-tagged files from the sandbox, but is there any way to not
> remove the non-tagged files? 

Not easily.  If the other files are just the current head of the trunk,
you can use ``update -f -r <tag>''.  Otherwise, you'll have to update
just the specific files that have the tag rather than updating the
entire directory.

-Larry Jones

Oh, what the heck.  I'll do it. -- Calvin

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