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RE: More tag questions

From: Christopher.Fouts
Subject: RE: More tag questions
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2005 11:35:02 -0500

> cvs --version

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>From what I understand, in my 
        > /usr/bin/cvs -d /home/path/cvsroot rtag -r b_proj_dev
t_br`date +%Y%m%d` proj

command, b_proj_dev is "a" tag for the HEAD of the b_proj_dev branch.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Miller Dale C Contr AFWA/SDHS 
>Sent: Tuesday, January 25, 2005 10:49 AM
>To: Fouts Christopher (IFNA MP DC); address@hidden
>Subject: RE: More tag questions
>What version of CVS are you running?
>Your rtag command you are showing should be failing and not 
>logging anything to the history file.
>The "-r" argument on the rtag command requires a rev number.  
>Without one it should be displaying the "cvs -H rtag" output 
>(at least it does for me using
>If you use -R "Process directories recursively" it works.
>I believe you would need to have "-r HEAD" and then your tag 
>name for it to work with a "-r".  (If you leave out the -r it 
>will default to HEAD)
>Also note that rtag commands can be written to the history 
>file even when the rtag does not actually create a tag on the file.
>For example,
>   cvs rtag -r1.200 tagname module/file
>if module/file does not have a 1.200 revision, the file will 
>not have the tag applied (use status -v or rtag -h to verify), 
>however, the history file will have a log entry even though 
>the tag was not created.
>I believe you would also want to be using "cvs history -ta" 
>instead of "-Ta" to get history results.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: address@hidden
>[mailto:address@hidden On 
>Behalf Of address@hidden
>Sent: Friday, January 21, 2005 4:27 PM
>To: address@hidden
>Subject: More tag questions
>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 
>t_br`date +%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
>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?
>Chris T Fouts
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