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Re: revert to a previous version of a directory

From: Andrew Michael Levin
Subject: Re: revert to a previous version of a directory
Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2012 01:29:23 +0200


But doesn't

  cvs up -A -C -D "2012-07-05 13:41

still set the sticky date so that I can't commit to the HEAD?



On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 1:04 AM, Arthur Barrett
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> I was recently in Nashville (in spring) helping a local company (pharma
> biz) with their configuration management requirements and processes.
> Too many breakfasts at Midtown Noshville (or maybe dinners at Royal
> Thai) saw off any chance of getting into shape for summer ...
>> cvs up -C -D "2012-07-05 13:41"
>> it sets the sticky date for all of the files, so I can't check the
>> reverted files in to the HEAD. Is there some way around this?
> Generally as a rule of thumb CVS operates on HEAD (or the branch of the
> sandbox).  You can force it instead using:
>  cvs up -A -C -D "2012-07-05 13:41"
> Implementing and using CVS well takes some work - I recommend you get a
> good book on the subject from Amazon or your favourite technical books
> seller.  I
> had a hand in writing 'All About CVS' or there is the ever popular
> 'Essential CVS' or many many others.
> Regards,
> Arthur Barrett
> Product Manager
> CVS Suite
> March Hare Software LLC
> 200 Broadhollow Road
> Suite 207
> Melville, NY 11747

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