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Tony Hoyle wrote: >"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)) >> 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'. > > Thanks! I was calling update with only a date tag: cvs update -j "2004-02-11 20:48:23 GMT" -j "2004-02-11 20:49:57 GMT" which also doesn't make any sense :) Mathieu.