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Re: Questions about cvs remove files

From: Ken . Olstad
Subject: Re: Questions about cvs remove files
Date: Fri, 11 May 2001 10:50:01 -0500

Parth venkat <address@hidden> wrote:
> 1) I plan to remove a few files using cvs remove and then also
> commit the changes. ( since i may need to go back or look at he
> files at some later date ) .  My question is :
> How (which command of cvs) would get me the older versions of these
> deleted files (when i want to view them )?

This command

            cvs up -p -r DESIRED_REVISION FILE

will output the contents of DESIRED_REVISION of FILE.  You can
redirect it to a file or pipe it to a viewer, etc.

> or is it that every time i do a cvs update the files would come to
> my working directory and the way to avoid this would be to use cvs
> update -P so cvs does not update the deleted files in my work area.

No, it won't show up in your working directory anymore, with or
without update -P.

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