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rollback/revert changes?

From: Nick Papadonis
Subject: rollback/revert changes?
Date: 13 Dec 2000 03:41:06 -0500
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I was thinking.  Many people have told me this is a kludge.  Other vc
systems support rollback.  Is support for rollback (cvs rollback
file.c -v ?) worth diving into the cvs source?  A few people have told me it
would be productive, but they didn't want to touch the cvs code.


>>>>> "Eric" == Eric Siegerman <address@hidden> writes:

    > On Thu, Nov 23, 2000 at 08:16:49PM -0500, Nick Papadonis wrote:
    >> Anyone know of a better/easier way of rolling back to a
    >> previous file version other then the following sequence:
    >> cvs update -rver file.c mv file.c file.c.older cvs update -A
    >> file.c mv file.c.older file.c cvs commit -m "reverting to prev
    >> version" file.c

    > Yeah: cvs update -p -rver file.c >file.c cvs commit -m
    > "reverting to prev version" file.c

    > Still a kludge, but a shorter one :-)

    > --

    > | | /\ |-_|/ > Eric Siegerman, Toronto, Ont.  address@hidden
    > | | / Nobody ever got fired for buying Microsoft -- but they
    > could get fired for relying on Microsoft.  - Chris Garrigues

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- Nick

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