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Harrison, Andrew wrote: > At some point during the merge the connection to Branch2 is done, and it's > added to rev 1.2. So CVS know at this point that it is a deleted file, not a > non-existant file. There are some default rules for nonexistant branches. I suspect it just goes to the root of Branch1 - at which time the file existed... although it's not something I've done much research on. > What does rtag do differently from tag? I can't find anything in the wiki > other than a parameter list. Does anyone know how to make WinCVS use rtag > instead of tag? rtag acts on the repository, and also deleted files. tag acts on the sandbox (indirectly) so doesn't consider deleted files. tag is normally what you want, but if deleted files matter to you then use rtag (you lose some flexibility in tagging though). Tony