cvs rtag -r branch -d yesterday my_branch_yesterday (workaround)

Ernie Makris <>
Tue Feb 28 18:11:10 CET 2006


Or you can switch to subversion:)

Luke Gorrie wrote:
> Howdy,
>
> This is a public service announcement.
>
> CVS does not support tagging on a branch at a certain date:
>
>   $ cvs rtag -r branch -D yesterday my_branch_yesterday mymodule
>   cvs [rtag aborted]: -r and -D options are mutually exclusive
>
> but you can achieve the right effect because -r and -D are compatible
> with 'cvs update'. You can checkout the right versions and then tag
> your working copy:
>
>   mkdir /tmp/work
>   cd !$
>   cvs co -r branch mymodule
>   cvs update -r branch -D yesterday .
>   cvs tag mybranch .
>
> That is all.
>
>
>
>   



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