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RE: More tag questions

From: Christopher.Fouts
Subject: RE: More tag questions
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2005 10:28:29 -0500

Thanks Jim. See embedded responses...

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jim.Hyslop [mailto:address@hidden 
>Sent: Monday, January 24, 2005 10:20 AM
>To: Fouts Christopher (IFNA MP DC); address@hidden
>Subject: RE: More tag questions
>Christopher Fouts wrote:
>> I have a cron job that rtags my integraion branch that
>> runs nightly. The cron job does...
>>      > /usr/bin/cvs -d /home/path/cvsroot rtag -r b_proj_dev 
>> +%Y%m%d` proj
>> It just makes a t_brYYYmmdd tag to the head of my b_proj_dev branch.
>> I know it works since if I do a...
>>      > cvs history -Ta proj
>> I get 
>>      > T 2005-01-21 03:00 +0000 user proj [t_br20050120:b_proj_dev]
>> Now when I do a...
>>      > cvs co -r t_br20050120 proj
>> I get...
>>      > cvs [checkout aborted]: no such tag t_br20050120
>> What am I missing?
>I can't spot anything obvious. Here are some things you might check:
>Does the tag 'b_proj_dev' actually exist in the 'proj' module?

Yes, I use it everyday.

>Does a 'cvs stat -v' or a 'cvs rlog' on one of the files in 
>the project show the tag, or something similar?

Yes, just did it, and the t_brYYYYmmdd tag shows on a couple of
files I tried.

>Can you capture the stdout and stderr output of the cron job, 
>and examine it for any clues?

I'll do this later.

>Does the command work properly if you type it in interactively?

Yes. I did this manually for testing before I even ran the cron job.

>Jim Hyslop
>Senior Software Designer
>Leitch Technology International Inc. ( ) 
>Columnist, C/C++ Users Journal ( )

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