[cvsnt] Re: Renaming branch tag??

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Fri Jul 8 00:35:43 BST 2005

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Bo Berglund wrote:
> I just realized that an employee has put a *very* stupid name on a
> branch for a product we make by naming it similar to this:
>  "Rel_1_2_3_NewProduct"
> In fact the branch is a main branch for a long series of releases and
> should be named "Branch_NewProduct" instead. THe existing name causes
> confusion especially now thta this particular developer has left the
> company and others are thracing the code.
> So I just wondered if it is possible to rename a branch tag at all
> using a cvs command?
Create an alias branch (cvs tag -Ar oldbranch newbranch), then delete 
the old one (probably after a while so that people have some transition 


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