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RE: cvs update not pulling in changes

From: Jim.Hyslop
Subject: RE: cvs update not pulling in changes
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 09:05:05 -0400

address@hidden wrote:
> According to my crystal ball, the reason for this is that Bob had the
> file open in his favorite text editor when he did the update. 
>  Some time
> later, Bob saved the file from the editor, replacing the merged copy
> that CVS had created with his original version without any of Joe's
> changes.
That sounds like the most likely cause.

> You should be able to recover by having Bob redo the merge manually:
>       cvs up -r1.2.2.3 -r1.2.2.4 helper.c

Shouldn't those flags be -j, not -r?

Jim Hyslop
Senior Software Designer
Leitch Technology International Inc. (http://www.leitch.com)
Columnist, C/C++ Users Journal (http://www.cuj.com/experts)


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