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I'm running into a situation where after I tag a set of files and then do an update using this tag I run into problems where cvs indicates my files are no longer in the repository. I haven't been able to pin it down, but it seems that two zeroes (00) in a row in the tag name causes this to happen more often than not. Searching the net (this mailing list and news archives) i've found a couple references to what seems to be the same problem but no solutions. I did a quick test that I hope illustrates the problem. Check out the last part where cvs status reports a Sticky Tag with a missing 0. C:\temp\t11>cvs -v Concurrent Versions System (CVSNT) 188.8.131.52 (Build 57g) (client/server) C:\temp\t11>cvs co test cvs server: Updating test U test/TesterTest U test/first.txt C:\temp\t11>cvs tag T_2002 cvs server: Tagging test T test/TesterTest T test/first.txt C:\temp\t11>cvs up -r T_2002 cvs server: Updating test C:\temp\t11>cvs stat cvs server: Examining test =================================================================== File: TesterTest Status: Up-to-date Working revision: 1.2 Repository revision: 1.2 y:/cvs/test/TesterTest,v Sticky Tag: T_2002 (revision: 1.2) Sticky Date: (none) Sticky Options: -kb cvs server: test/first.txt is no longer in the repository =================================================================== File: first.txt Status: Entry Invalid Working revision: 1.7 Repository revision: No revision control file Sticky Tag: T_20 2 - MISSING from RCS file! Sticky Date: (none) Sticky Options: (none)