[cvsnt] Re: RFE:Parameter similar to "-f" on update command

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Mon Aug 22 22:28:29 BST 2005

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Henrik Wahlberg wrote:

> I was looking for a parameter to the update command, (when updating to a 
>   sticky revision) to leave files not carrying the tag as they are.

> -----------------Example----------------
> Aim. Build a release for Costumer_A based on the general release tagged 
> IFS_711

> On the root of my sandbox I'd update to IFS_711:
> cvs -q update -P -r IFS_711

> then I was hoping to be able to do something similar to:
> cvs -q update -P -f -r Costumer_A
> to have those file carrying the "Costumer_A" tag updated, leaving other
> files at the IFS_711 revision.

I can see what you're doing here, but I probably would use a tag IFS_711_A
for the /complete/ set of files of release IFS_711 for customer A. I'm not
a fan of partial tagging... 


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