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Re: Deleting or Renaming a Branch

From: Pierre Asselin
Subject: Re: Deleting or Renaming a Branch
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2008 04:51:59 +0000 (UTC)
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Jake Colman <address@hidden> wrote:

> I cut a branch from HEAD but did it several weeks too early.  For a
> variety of reasons, I don't want to merge the HEAD into this branch and
> would rather start again from scratch.  Is it possible to delete a
> branch and make as if it never existed?

If nothing was committed on the branch, yes.  Just delete the tag.

> Barring that, is it possible to
> rename a branch so that I can create a new branch but reuse the name?

Yes, with *careful* use of the "cvs admin" command.

pa at panix dot com

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