[cvsnt] Re: Creating a tag on a checked out branch?

Jonathan Belson jon at witchspace.com
Tue Jan 31 11:43:00 GMT 2006

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Gerhard Fiedler wrote:
> Jonathan Belson wrote:
>> I have a checked out branch in my working directory and I want to create
>> a new tag on it.  Is cvs smart enough to only create the tag on the
>> branch, or do I have to manually specify the branch name? 

> Note that when you check out the tag that you created this way, your files
> will /not/ be on a branch; they will be on a tag. But they will contain the
> contents the files had that were on the branch when you tagged them.

So if I want to start working on a branch, do I have to check out the branch 
first, then update to the tag?  Obviously I want changes I make to a branch to 
be committed back to that branch...



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