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Re: serialization of CVS commands?

From: Gwen Park
Subject: Re: serialization of CVS commands?
Date: Fri, 18 May 2001 16:12:08 -0700
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> to our build machine.  The question has come up as to whether the rtag
> command is "serialized" -- IE,
> whether a developer can commit a file with a change after the rtag is
> issued but before the rtag command completes.
> Manangement has suggested that we need to lock everyone out of the
> repository before doing the rtag
> command in order to avoid this.  Is this necessary?  Can the rtag command be
> though of as happening instantaneously?

It is possible for developers to check files in before the tag
finishes, but you don't have to lock developers out of the repository
to have control over the files you tag. 

To do this, check out a copy of the repository to a sandbox you
control and use "cvs tag" instead of "cvs rtag". This will tag the
revisions in that sandbox, which may not be the latest ones in the


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