[cvsnt] Replacement for 'commit -r 2.0'?

David Somers dsomers at omz13.com
Sat Aug 12 15:21:11 BST 2006

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Tony Hoyle wrote:
> If you want to mirror a repository then fine but what has that got to do
> with the revision number?

If you want to mirror a repository *exactly*,  but the repository itself is
not available (either via rsync or as a tarball), then the only way to
achieve this is by exporting files by specific revision numbers then
committing them into your mirror repository using the -r flag to explicitly
set the revision to that which was exported. Its an edge case, and IMO
about the only time you are justified in setting revision numbers.


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