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Re: Sticky tag issue!

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Sticky tag issue!
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 10:05:39 -0500 (EST)

Kayed Alfi writes:
> It is preventing us from retrieving an earlier version
> of the file to make changes to that particular source
> code.  The question that probably begs it self, could
> I undue changes recursivly to a earlier versions of
> file x.

Yes, and that's the way to do what you want.  See the example in the


Another approach is to use update -p and overwrite the working file. 
For example:

        cvs up -p -rold_rev file.c >file.c

The first method is safer since it will preserve any local changes to
the working file.

-Larry Jones

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