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Re: nameless branch with cvs

From: Pierre Asselin
Subject: Re: nameless branch with cvs
Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2005 03:52:39 +0000 (UTC)
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Alexandre <address@hidden> wrote:

>    due to an error a branch containing many version of a file has been
> moved to one of its file therefore creating what look like a nameless
> branch..  Is there a way to "move back" the branch ( name ).

    cvs admin -NBR_MYBRANCH:x.y.0.z the_broken_file

for suitable values of x, y and z.  Verify with 'cvs status -v'.

> Was 

> Main Tr
>    |
>   1.1
>    |
>   1.2----------/ BR_MYBRANCH \
>    |                  |
>   1.3               1.2.1
>   ...                 |
>                     1.2.2
>                       |
>                     1.2.3

Can you redraw the diagram carefully ?  The revision numbers on
the branch can't be what you say, since they must have four
components.  They are probably of the form 1.2.2.n instead of 1.2.n,
but I can't be sure since you may have other branches rooted at

pa at panix dot com

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