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Re: tag doesn't always tag

From: Todd Denniston
Subject: Re: tag doesn't always tag
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 14:30:00 -0500

Jacob Weber wrote:
> I'm trying to compare the current contents of a directory to its contents
> when I tagged it.  Some files may have been added, some files may have been
> deleted, and some may have changed.
> Now, notwithstanding your point about CVS not knowing about versions of a
> directory, it IS usually able to do what I'm asking. If I do "rdiff -s -r
> tag1 -r HEAD module/dir", it gives me a nice little report, e.g.
>   File test/file1 is removed; tag1 revision 1.1
>   File test/file1 is new; HEAD revision 1.2

would (in a checked out sandbox)
`cvs diff -N --brief -rtag1 -r HEAD dir`
do close enough to what you want?

rdiff apparently does not have the -N option, and diff does not do the same
thing with -s
Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane) 
Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter

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