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Re: Building out of multiple tags

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Building out of multiple tags
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 13:22:52 -0400 (EDT)

gounder27 writes:
> Can I tell CVS to checkout files with tag "patch1" and if "patch1" is not
> present, checkout files with tag "may_release"?

No.  The CVS methodology is to apply tags to *all* of the files, not
just some of them.

> I don't want to label all the 10000 files as "patch1" because for patch1, we
> only modified those 100 files. 

To find out what files actually changed, use:

        cvs rdiff -t -rmay_release -rpatch1

> In clearcase, this is very easily done through an appropriate config file. I
> hope it is possible in CVS also.

You can achieve the same results, but not the same way.  CVS is not

-- Larry Jones

I just can't identify with that kind of work ethic. -- Calvin

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