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Re: Deleting or Renaming a Branch

From: Jake Colman
Subject: Re: Deleting or Renaming a Branch
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2008 13:51:01 -0500
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>>>>> "PA" == Pierre Asselin <address@hidden> writes:

   PA> 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?

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

A branch tag can simply be deleted using the standard command for
deleting symbolic tags?

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

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

Please explain.


Jake Colman
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