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Re: SUSPECT: Re: SUSPECT: Adding a Tag After the Fact

From: Jake Colman
Subject: Re: SUSPECT: Re: SUSPECT: Adding a Tag After the Fact
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 16:32:58 -0500
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>>>>> "LJ" == Larry Jones <address@hidden> writes:

   LJ> Ted Stern writes:
   >> The key issue here is that Jake wants to put the tag on a branch, based
   >> on a date.  Simply updating to the date is not sufficient.

   LJ> In that case, you *have* to use update & tag in CVS 1.11 because
   LJ> neither tag nor rtag allow you to specify both a date and a tag in
   LJ> 1.11 but update (and checkout) does.

   >> Besides, rtag can be *much* faster than update + tag, depending on the
   >> speed of the network connection.

   LJ> It can, but isn't correct better than fast?

   >> I understand that there is a -r BRANCH:DATE option for rtag in newer
   >> 1.12.X versions, is that correct?  If so, how would you enter the
   >> format for a date such as the one I entered above?

   LJ>    cvs rtag -r "branchname:YYYY-mm-dd HH:MM" VERSION_TAGNAME
   LJ>    modulename

   LJ> -Larry Jones

   LJ> I'll be a hulking, surly teen-ager before you know it!! -- Calvin

We are using CVS 1.11.4.  What would be the correct rtag syntax for tagging
the 'PAS_5_1' branch  with latest revision on as of April 7, 2007?  This
would allow me to fetch and build the sources for the PAS_5_1 patch that was
released (but not tagged) on that day.



Jake Colman
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Principia Partners LLC
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