[cvsnt] Re: build 2040 tag problem
tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Wed Jul 27 16:30:31 BST 2005
Oliver Giesen wrote:
> Thinking about it, I'm pretty sure I have also abused cvs up -r1.1 on
> occasion (though I might actually have used cvs -n up -r1.1 instead).
> It is the one revision number that is most probable to exist on any
> file (files added on branches and admin -o hacks aside). I think I used
> this approach when I was looking for a file that had been removed on
> HEAD and I didn't remember its exact name nor whether it existed on any
> particular branch...
rlog -R would have given you that information too..
t does not yet exist, I guess. Like
> TRUNK/MAIN, PREVIOUS, BRA
> INITIAL would be another candidate for a generic symbolic name (à la
> BASE and HEAD I mean) thaNCHPOINT, etc.
I wonder if BASE would do the job.. OTOH I'd have to work out what it
was originally for first (the only code that mentions it is in the
version check, and I'm not really sure what that's doing).
Adding things like BRANCHPOINT are interesting ideas for the future.
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