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Re: help with committing change

From: Corey Wirun
Subject: Re: help with committing change
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2002 21:55:57 GMT

That did the trick.  Thanks Larry!

"Larry Jones" <address@hidden> wrote in message
> Corey Wirun writes:
> >
> > If I download a working directory based on a tag, can I not
> > commit my changes?
> Exactly.  When you update to (or checkout) a particular revision, you
> can't commit because there's no place (in general) to put the new
> revision.  For example, if you have 1.1 and 1.2 already exists, you
> probably don't want to overwrite 1.2 (and what if there are more
> revisions following 1.2?), nor do you want to change it retroactively,
> and if CVS automatically made a branch, you wouldn't have any good way
> to refer to it.  What you want to do is to use "update -A" to get rid of
> the sticky tag and update to the head of the trunk, which in your case
> is exactly the same revisions of the files as you already have.  Once
> you do that, you'll be able to commit.
> -Larry Jones
> My brain is trying to kill me. -- Calvin

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