[cvsnt] Re: Alias modules, branching and merging.

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Wed May 19 14:03:58 BST 2004

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On Wed, 19 May 2004 13:29:52 +0100, "Simon Kirk"
<simon.kirk at voxsurf.com> wrote:

>The problem now arises if I try to get the HEAD state of foo back (ie the
>version I checked out originally). Both updating and removing sticky tags,
>etc, or updating to the HEAD branch will bring back 'bar/dir3/file4' as well
>as the other files - which isn't what I want.
>Can anybody tell me where I'm going wrong? Should I try using the modules2
>file to get around this kind of problem?
It's a limitation of modules.  Using checkout rather than update is a
known workaround.  Modules2 will fix it when it's stable enough (there
were some issues with the one in .41)


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