|Subject:||RE: Checking out an old file, modifying and checking it back in|
|Date:||Mon, 15 Sep 2008 17:00:16 -0700|
Thanks for the reply and your help. This specific project has independent and unrelated files, so branching a file should not create or cause a problem. Thanks again.|
> Subject: RE: Checking out an old file, modifying and checking it back in
> Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2008 09:39:15 +1000
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> > I would like to branch one file. Could I just branch
> > the one file or do I need to branch out the whole
> > project because of the 1 file?
> > cvs co -r1.33 fileA
> > cvs tag -b -r1.33 fileA
> > I'm not clear on the syntax.
> You can branch just one file, though some people do not recommend it.
> cvs co -r1.33 fileA
> cvs tag -b fileA
> cvs rtag -b -r1.3 /path/to/fileA
> > #or IIRC
> > cvs update -j1.50 -j1.33 fileA
> BTW - if not branching then this is what I would call the 'preferred
> method' since a tool like CVSNT will record the 'mergepoint' and allow
> you to 'see' that revision 1.51 is related to 1.33.
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