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Re: tagging files via script

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: tagging files via script
Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 17:21:31 -0400 (EDT)

Largent, Jim writes:
> What I want
> to do is be able to selectively re-tag specific files.  I know that tag will
> allow you to tag specific files, but it requires the CVS directories in the
> local directory and rtag only works with directories.

rtag *should* work with individual files, too.

> I know I can do this
> with there anything I should be aware of before I start using RCS
> to tag the specific files?  Does CVS rtag to anything radically different?

You should be aware that CVS and RCS do *not* honor each other's locking
strategies, so it's possible (although unlikely) to corrupt your
repository by using RCS commands on it directly.

-Larry Jones

See if we can sell Mom and Dad into slavery for a star cruiser. -- Calvin

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