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Re: local tagging

From: Donald Sharp
Subject: Re: local tagging
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 11:32:54 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

Just grab the Date of the latest change you want and then 
when you want to go back do a cvs update -D <date> -r <branch>

On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 11:12:26AM -0500, Volpe, Christopher R (Research) wrote:
> Hi folks-
>   I'm new to the list, so I apologize if this has been asked. I perused the 
> last few months of
> archived messages, but couldn't find the FAQ referred to on
>   Anyway, here's what I'd like to be able to do. I want to have the 
> equivalent functionality of a
> tag, but without actually writing to the repository. That is, I want to 
> record the state of the
> revisions of all the files in my working directory so that I can revert to 
> that state at a later
> time. But I don't want to modify the repository itself, for a couple of 
> reasons:
> 1) The repository is shared by a large community, and the owners don't like 
> the prospect of having a
> user (much less *many* users) creating more than one or two tags a year.
> 2) The functionality needs to be available from a shared testing account that 
> has read-only anonymous
> access to the repository.
> Now, the straightforward solution would be to write a script, or a pair of 
> scripts, that does a "cvs
> status", and parses the output and writes it out in a condensed form, and 
> another that reads this
> condensed form and pulls out all the specified file revisions. However, 
> before I go reinventing the
> wheel, I'd like to know if there exists such a tool already, possibly with 
> more bells and whistles
> than I was planning to implement. Thanks in advance for any information you 
> can provide.
> Chris
> > GE Global Research Center 
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> > 
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> Imaging Technologies
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