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RE: problem with cvs log -d

From: Thornley, David
Subject: RE: problem with cvs log -d
Date: Fri, 11 May 2001 14:45:03 -0500

-----Original Message-----
From: Gabrio Verratti [mailto:address@hidden
Sent: Friday, May 11, 2001 1:52 PM
To: address@hidden
Subject: problem with cvs log -d

one of my colleagues modified a set of files three days ago.  I need to back out what he did and I cannot contact him to find out which files he touched.
I wanted to use the date range feature of cvs log to see all commits from the developer in question on the given date, but I cannot seem to be able to get the date format correct.  I have tried many different formats, of which, I've listed only a couple:
cvs -v
Concurrent Versions System (CVS) 1.9 (client)
I believe that this is your problem right here.  1.9 was not Y2K-compliant, and I've seen problems with
trying to specify post-1999 dates in that version before.  I think you may have to upgrade, preferably to the
latest 1.11.1 version.
This is probably not the best time to upgrade, but I don't know if you can make that work on 1.9 at all,
and you really should have upgraded before January 1, 2000.  (I think that may be why there's a lot of
1.10.7s out there - that was the latest version available in November 1999 or so when I got the job of

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