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Re: [info-cvs] WinCVS and commit commands

From: Kaz Kylheku
Subject: Re: [info-cvs] WinCVS and commit commands
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2002 18:14:52 -0800 (PST)

On 29 Mar 2002, Kinh Le wrote:

> Date: 29 Mar 2002 15:42:00 -0800
> From: Kinh Le <address@hidden>
> To: address@hidden
> Newsgroups:
> Subject: [info-cvs] WinCVS and commit commands
> I am trying to use COMMIT to bring all revision of my module (eshop)
> to one number (i.e. 2.1) by using Modify->Commit and set the options
> as: Force Commit, Force Revision=2.1 and Force Recurse. The command
> only changes the revision on files in current directory of selected
> module, NOT in all subfolders.

Forcing revision numbers is an obsolete RCS feature. In CVS, use tags
to identify your releases symbolically, and leave the generation of
version numbers to the software.

> I can go to a DOS window and do:
>    cd d:\working
>    cvs -R -f -r 2.1 -m "Set all revision" eshop <- does not work
>    cvs -f -R -r 2.1 -m "Set all revision" eshop <- work half way
>    cvs -f -r 2.1 -m "Set all revision" -R eshop <- work perfectly

The standard distribution of CVS has no ``eshop'' command, and -R
is not a global cvs option.

Meta-CVS: solid version control tool with directory structure versioning.

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