[cvsnt] Using state of revision in update command

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Tue Jan 7 13:00:06 GMT 2003

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On Tue, 7 Jan 2003 13:53:34 +0100, "Oliver Giesen" <ogware at gmx.net>

>> I wasn't even aware there was a different state setting... cvs doesn't use
>> or read the state, it just displays it occasionally.
>I don't think that could be right. E.g. setting the state of a revision to
>"dead" definitely HAS an effect beyond pure cosmetics...

OK 'dead', maybe, but that's pretty much all the state that cvs
understands (actually cvs doesn't understand that, it just tells the
RCS code to delete the revision).


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