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Re: Checking a Tag


From: Mark D. Baushke
Subject: Re: Checking a Tag
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 07:08:54 -0700

Derek Robert Price <address@hidden> writes:

> Mark D. Baushke wrote:
> 
> > If you or someone else feel sufficiently strong about it to introduce a
> >
> >new command to control the val-tags file contents, feel free to discuss
> >its possible implementation on this list.
> >
> 
> Since the root of Timm's complaint was the non-deterministic return
> code from checkout, does it make sense to return an error code and
> print the no-such tag message when no files were checked out, only
> when a tag was specified?
> 
> Just a thought.  I don't plan on doing the work myself just now.  I'll
> need to see a patch before I consider this seriously.

Hmmm... I suppose that could be an approach. I would worry that a makefile
that does a 'cvs update -r foo -dP subdirectory' where no files were found
because subdirectory was intended to be pruned could be a problem case...

        -- Mark




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