[cvsnt] cvs command to update to *start* of branch?

Nitzan Shaked calius at netvision.net.il
Tue Aug 9 23:19:35 BST 2005

I posted here, some 24hrs ago, a script I had just finished writing which 
tries to do that. I got a mail back saying my message has to be approved by 
a moderator since it was slightly larger than the max 8KB.

If it does not get posted soon I'll repost. I sincerely hope someone finds 
it useful.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bo Berglund" <bo.berglund at telia.com>
Newsgroups: support.cvsnt
To: <cvsnt at cvsnt.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 09, 2005 10:06 PM
Subject: [cvsnt] cvs command to update to *start* of branch?

>I would like to know if there is a cvs command that can update the
> sandbox to the *start* of the branch? If it does not yet exist, could
> such a command be created?
> Earlier we used to tag before branching, then we created the branch,
> updated to it then worked on it. Finally we tagged before merging back
> to TRUNK in order to see from where the merges came.
> But with the emergence of mergepoints we stopped the tagging in
> working with branches.
> Now we have the problem that we would like to go back to the start of
> the branch and then create another branch from the same position, but
> we don't know how to get back there....
> /Bo
> (Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)
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