[cvsnt] Re: How to extract a the old version of a single file?

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Thu Dec 30 00:04:32 GMT 2004

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On Wed, 29 Dec 2004 16:17:27 -0700, "Siegfried Heintze"
<siegfried at heintze.com> wrote:

>I tried (as per the essential cvs book)
>cvs update -r 1.3 -p
>to retrieve a file in my emacs *compilation* buffer. This worked, but it
>also retrieved all the other files in that directory! I tried
>cvs update -r 1.3 convex.pl -p
>but this did not work.

What about:
cvs update -p -r 1.3 convex.pl

Note that you cannot tag cvs command line options after the file list

(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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