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Re: How to get list of tags?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: How to get list of tags?
Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 19:43:50 -0400 (EDT)

"A.R. (Tom) Peters" writes:
> On Wed, 23 May 2001, Larry Jones wrote:
> > 
> > History only records rtag commands, it does not record tag commands. 
> Another important thing to add to the manual!

It's already there.

>   I always understood that "tag" would put a tag on the repository (and
> working directory) for the versions of the files as they exist in the
> working directory; while "rtag" would do this for the repository only,
> using whichever selection of the files that has been specified (usually
> date, or some other tag).  What Larry says is an important other
> distinction.

Tags are always put in the repository.  The major difference between tag
and rtag is where they get the revision numbers to put the tag on: tag
gets them from the revisions you have checked out into a working
directory, rtag gets them from the command line.

-Larry Jones

My brain is trying to kill me. -- Calvin

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