[cvsnt] Re: Checkout HEAD and update to TAG faster thatn update with TAG?

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Fri Jun 23 11:41:52 BST 2006

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Tobias Rodenbach wrote:
> However, we are currently working around it by doing the "checkout /
> update -R <tag>" sequence in a script. This has the effect that
> $Name:$ is not replaced by the appropiate Information (Tagname) in
> those cases where the tagged version is identical to HEAD. Is there a
> way to force that (as far as I remember keyword substitution is done
> on client side)?

It's all done on the server side.

Module recursion refers to parsing the CVSROOT/modules file.  If that's not 
there or doesn't contain the module then it's identical to an update -d (in 
fact that's exactly what it does after creating the top level directory).


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