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Re: Annoying CVS 1.11 behavior.

From: StyxLord
Subject: Re: Annoying CVS 1.11 behavior.
Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2001 18:52:34 GMT

Found that this works for me.  Create the branch first and then when
commiting the new files you can commit the directly to the branch.

cvs commit -r <branchname> <newly added files>


"Kaz Kylheku" <address@hidden> wrote in message
> Suppose you are hacking away on some code, and as part of the hacking you
> ``cvs add'' some files (but do not commit).  Then you decide that you want
> to commit everything on a new branch, because it is simply too
> experimental.  You try to do cvs tag -b <branchname>, but the software
> complains that it knows nothing about your added files, aborting
> the tagging operation!
> The behavior should probably be: just tag everything and leave the added
> files alone. Then when the user updates to the newly created branch,
> CVS/Entries for the added files should be updated with the new tag so
> that the commit of the cvs add will go to the branch.

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