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Re: Can the -D option be used on a branch?

From: Russ Tremain
Subject: Re: Can the -D option be used on a branch?
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2001 10:46:52 -0700

At 4:24 PM -0700 4/12/01, Larry Jones wrote:
>Russ Tremain writes:
>> you can use -D with -r <tag>, but sometimes it is confusing.
>> if <tag> is a simple tag, and not a branch tag, you might
>> not get what you expect.
>If you specify both a specific revision and a specific date, I don't see
>how you would know *what* to expect.


IMHO, the semantics for -r are confusing.  Sometimes
it means a branch, and sometimes it means an exact revision.

        -r <branch_tag> -D <date>

is useful, whereas:

        -r <revison_tag>  -D <date>

is nonsense.


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