[cvsnt] Re: Difference between tag and branch without commits?

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Fri Aug 26 11:35:42 BST 2005

Bo Berglund wrote:

>> - Or I could just branch them all, and leave the ones alone where I
>> don't have to make changes. 
> THe down side is that if you make a branch at the release point and then
> later work on that branbch it is very difficult to get back to the exact
> release state. There is no way to use a cvs command to get the *base* of
> the branch once it has gone active.

This is how I've usually done this. I don't really know in this case why I
would want to go back to the branch root, but I guess it's just safer.


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