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Re: Help with tags
Derek Robert Price
Re: Help with tags
Fri, 16 Aug 2002 13:52:14 -0400
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Larry Jones wrote:
Mullican, Catherine writes:
All the files included in our 220.127.116.11 release are tagged v4_4_1_0 at the
Files modified since that time which should be included in the 18.104.22.168
release are tagged v4_4_1_1 -- but only changed files are currently tagged.
That's the problem -- you need to tag *all* the files. You can tag as
you go by specifying -F to tag to allow it to move the existing tag, but
you'll have to be careful that you don't move the wrong tag by accident.
Better is to wait until you're ready to release 22.214.171.124 to tag all the
files. If you want to change files that aren't supposed to go into the
126.96.36.199 release, you should either make those changes on a branch or
else make a branch for the 188.8.131.52 release.
Larry neglected to mention that, assuming the `cvs up -rv4_4_1_0'
command he _did_ mention works, `cvs up -r v4_4_1_0 -jv4_4_1_0
-jv4_4_1_1' should get you your 184.108.40.206 release as well, though I agree
that just tagging the whole thing would be easier. You should be able
to retroactively `cvs up -rv4_4_1_0; cvs tag v4_4_1_1' safely since
_without_ `-F', tag won't overwrite existing tags. Then `cvs up
-rv4_4_1_1' should get you your 220.127.116.11 release.
And to make matters worse, we can't seem to go back to 18.104.22.168 anymore, even
after a cvs up -A. All the files are still being removed from the working
directory. They look OK in CVS via the web interface.
cvs up -r v4_4_1_0
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