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Re: CVSNT convert tag to branch

From: Spiro Trikaliotis
Subject: Re: CVSNT convert tag to branch
Date: Sat, 1 Mar 2008 09:53:42 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)


* On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 08:46:50PM +0300 Sergei Organov wrote:
> Spiro Trikaliotis <address@hidden> writes:
> > $ cvs rtag -r TAG BRANCHTAG MODULE
> Shouldn't it be 
> $ cvs rtag -r TAG -b BRANCHTAG MODULE

Indeed! Thank you for correcting my mistake!

The same goes for the alternative "tag" command. Like here, the "-b" is
missing before the BRANCHTAG.

> Though actually I'd suggest something like this:
> $ cvs rtag -r TAG TAG-branch-point MODULE
> $ cvs rtag -r TAG-branch-point -b TAG-branch MODULE
> as it's always a good idea to have a tag for the branch origin.

But: With "cvs rtag -r TAG BRANCHTAG MODULE", he already has the tag for
the branch point. Of course, it would be good if there is some
convention so he can recognize that this is the branch point for this

> The tag
> TAG could then be deleted if not needed:
> $ cvs rtag -d TAG MODULE

Personally, I would seldom delete a tag from the repository if not
absolutely necessary.

Best regards,

Spiro R. Trikaliotis                               

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