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RE: taginfo when no work to do

From: Andy Baker
Subject: RE: taginfo when no work to do
Date: Tue, 29 May 2001 11:16:17 +0100

Fairy snuff, though I feel that cvs should still pass the name(s) of the
file(s) the user has requested be operated on - not that it's of great


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Andy Baker writes:
> If cvs has no work to do on a tag operation (eg the tag already exists on
> the revision), is there a reason why it calls a (given) script defined in
> taginfo /without/ passing the file name? It passes all the other info.
> Surely it should either not bother to call the script at all or it should
> pass the file name on?

Note that it doesn't pass *a* filename, it passes a *list* of filenames.
If that list happens to be empty, then so be it; some people want the
script to get called anyway and it's easy enough to check and not do
anything if that's what you want to do.

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