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RE: tag history problems

From: Jim.Hyslop
Subject: RE: tag history problems
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2005 09:39:11 -0500

address@hidden wrote:
> I found the "latest" tag "PROJ_3" with command:
> cvs -d $CVSROOT history -T -a
This usage of the -d option is redundant in most cases - you are telling CVS
"Override the $CVSROOT environment variable and use the $CVSROOT environment
variable instead" :=)

See for

Back to your problem:

> but "checkout" command for this tag:
> cvs -d $CVSROOT co -r PROJ_3 <working_dir>
> returns error: "no such tag in repository". 
> Any idea what I do wrong here?
What exactly was the output (partial output is OK) of the cvs history
command? Is that the *exact* error message you received? If not, please
provide the precise error message.

> Also, what would be command to get tag history for the certain module
> in repository?

RTFM: and would be
good places to start.

> And how can get list of modules in repository anyway?
See above links.

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

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