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RE: Renaming a branch

From: David Leskovac
Subject: RE: Renaming a branch
Date: Thu, 5 May 2005 17:19:27 -0400

>David Leskovac writes:
>> Okay. So, just to be clear, this is actually a 3-step process:
>> 1. Checkout branch:
>>    cvs co -r <branchname> <module>
>> 2. Rename from sandbox:
>>    cd to root of module in sandbox
>>    cvs admin -n newname:oldname
>> 3. Delete original tag name sandbox:
>>    cd to root of module in sandbox
>>    cvs tag -d oldname
>> Correct?
> Correct.  I strongly encourage you to verify that step 2 has worked
> correctly before you move on to step 3, though.  :-)

Thanks to all for the responses on this.

Last question(s):
If the "cvs admin -n" command renames branches why the need to delete
the original branch name? What happens if you don't delete the original name?


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