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Re: Update -A on WD from branch

From: Jeeva Sarma
Subject: Re: Update -A on WD from branch
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 12:45:05 -0800 (PST)

Like I said, I check out from a tag made on a
branch(ordinary tag, not branch tag).So to commit
anything from this WD,I need to do update -A.
Now,I want to know what the file will have;main trunk
or trunk+branch?
Pls clarify.
Jeeva Sarma 

--- Larry Jones <address@hidden> wrote:
> Jeeva Sarma writes:
> > 
> > Now I have a working directory checked out from a
> tag 
> > made on the branch.
> Is that a branch tag (i.e., created with "tag -b")
> or an ordinary
> revision tag (created without "-b")?
> > Here, foo.c has has the following revisions
> > 1.1,....,1.30,,,
> > To commit to the branch,I do cvs update -A to
> avoid
> > sticky tag error.
> NO!  "update -A" moves you off the branch and on to
> the trunk!  If you
> checked out the branch, you don't have to do
> anything to commit.  If you
> checked out a revision on the branch, you need to
> update to the branch
> itself and then commit.
> -Larry Jones
> See if we can sell Mom and Dad into slavery for a
> star cruiser. -- Calvin

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