[Cvsnt] issue regarding comments and tags

Tony Hoyle tmh at nothing-on.tv
Thu Apr 18 20:32:29 BST 2002

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Bo Berglund wrote:
> Now, what you ask for is a way to add both a comment and the tag at
> the same time so that a descriptive text can be associated with the
> tag and help out later when viewing the tag to decide which tag is
> relevant for update. I don't think that such a feature exists in CVS
> and if it is introduced in CVSNT chances are that the RCS files will
> become non-compatible with the general CVS system.
> Maybe Tony Hoyle can comment on this?
> Anyway, until such time you will have to make your tags more descriptive
> by themselves, like March_16_Devel_Beta5 or similar.

You can't do this without completely changing the layout of the RCS
files - ie. it isn't going to happen.  The tags are per-file not
per-revision and don't have any extra data attached to them other than a
revision number.


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