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Re: CVS export

From: Lee Sau Dan
Subject: Re: CVS export
Date: 18 Oct 2001 19:22:33 +0200
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>>>>> "John" == John Minnihan <address@hidden> writes:

    John> Why use export?  Overnite builds are very common and needn't
    John> cause you any undue pain.  Use a disposable build tag (aka
    John> release tag), such as "Application__Overnite__12345", where
    John> the digits are an incrementing build number that is
    John> guaranteed to be unique.  Then simply 'cvs co -r
    John> Application__Overnite__12345' to get the sources for your
    John> build.  This is straightforward to automate and creates a
    John> visually informative trail in the logs.  Tags are cheap -
    John> tag early, tag often.

I consider these periodically made tags costly, as I can 

        cvs export/co -D "3 months ago" ...

easily.  And this is virtually free.  Tags also makes fills the output
of "cvs log -h" with rubbish.

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