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Mark D. Baushke
Wed, 27 Oct 2004 04:08:57 -0700
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Gaurav Vaish <address@hidden> writes:
> > > Let me know if whatever I've understood is
> > > correct or not.
> > Looks like you do so far.
> One last query. After I've commited some files in the branch_name,
> how do I get the latest revision of the same?
> Will "cvs co -b branch_name module" give me the latest revision on
> the branch? If so, how do I get the revision on which the branch was
It is typically a good idea to create a version tag at the same time as
you create the branch tag. Something like this:
cvs tag branch_name_BP
cvs tag -b branch_name
which will allow you to always know what you have put into the
branch_name branch using a simple
cvs diff -up -rbranch_name_BP -rbranch_name
> And I hope, doing just "cvs co module" gives me the latest revision
> on the "main trunk".
'cvs co' does a new checkout and is passed full modules on the command line.
'cvs up' does an update of the current branch and you pass local
directories or filenames on the command line to be selective about your
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