[cvsnt] newbie branch/merge question

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Mon Aug 14 14:05:56 BST 2006

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Nick Duane wrote:
> Good.  So what happens when I checkout that tag and then make a change and 
> commit?  Am I committing to the trunk or the branch?

You can't.  A tag is a fixed moment in time and you can't commit to it (since 
that would be to attempt to change history).

That's the essential difference between tags and branches.


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