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RE: cvs remove deletes the tag?

From: Arthur Barrett
Subject: RE: cvs remove deletes the tag?
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2008 07:47:20 +1100

> affected.  Similarly, when you have a sticky tag that's a revision tag
> rather than a branch tag, the CVS philosophy (which not 
> everyone agrees
> with) is that you want that file removed from that tag but not from
> anywhere else, which is accomplished by removing the tag from 
> the file.

Thanks for the explanation Larry.  Shawn originally posted this question
on the TortoiseCVS newsgroup and he got referred here because the CVSNT
behaviour is different: it doesn't let you remove the file as long as it
is on a tag.

Good to know the reasoning behind the behaviour.



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