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On Fri, 27 Feb 2004 16:09:54 +0100, Oliver Giesen <ogware at gmx.net> wrote: >Couldn't you just check the existing symbolic name on the given branch >ID (implying 1.1.1 - or better yet: the default branch) and let CVS barf >on it if it doesn't match the given vendor branch name? AFAICT this info >is right at the top of the RCS file, e.g: Technically, yes, but it doesn't really cater for the situation where there are already multuple 1.1.1 tags from previous imports. The primary source of breakage - giving an existing tag a new branch ID - is catered for in a way that seems to be able to keep everyone happy... it's still impossible to accidentally wipe your working branch but still possible to use the same vendor tags. Tony