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Re: Renaming a branch

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Renaming a branch
Date: Thu, 3 May 2001 11:55:11 -0400 (EDT)

Jim Harkins writes:
> Like an idiot I came up with a branch name that is not only too long and
> unwieldy, but it no longer accurately reflects it's contents.  Is there a
> good way to rename a branch?

I believe you can use admin -n to create a new tag for the same branch:

        cvs admin -n new_name:old_really_bad_name

and then use tag -d to delete the old tag.  (But please check that the
new tag was created correctly first!)

-Larry Jones

You're going to be pretty lonely in the nursing home. -- Calvin

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