[cvsnt] Join with date tags

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Thu Feb 12 01:00:12 GMT 2004

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"Mathieu Miller" <mmiller at jamdat.ca> wrote in message 
news:mailman.331.1076539403.472.cvsnt at cvsnt.org...
> Hi all,
> Is there a reason why cvs refuses to accept date as join arguments for the 
> update - j command?
> If I look a tag.c i get:
> [...]
> if (isdigit ((unsigned char) join_tag[0]))
>     error (1, 0,
>    "Numeric join tag %s may not contain a date specifier",
>    join_tag);
> [...]
That's not what it's saying.

It's saying you can't say 'cvs update -j 1.24:yesterday' as that doesn't 
make any sense.

You can of course still say 'cvs update -j my_branch:yesterday'.


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