[cvsnt] Merge points when merging back

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Mon Aug 20 22:01:00 BST 2007

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Tony Eva wrote:

> Gerhard Fiedler wrote:
>> Well, come to think of it, I probably could use the merge command to
>> merge back from bMyBranch to HEAD, discard the merge results and
>> replace the files on HEAD (after the merge but before the associated
>> commit) with the files of the branch. I guess that would be one way to
>> do it -- but is there a more straightforward way?
> I think you want 'cvs update -jbMyBranch -jHEAD' (or the -j options
> might be the other way round?).  Refer to Tony Hoyle's post from last
> year dated Wed 07/06/2006 14:06.

Sounds like this one
<http://www.cvsnt.org/pipermail/cvsnt/2006-June/025292.html>. The options
are reversed. I had forgotten about this since then. I need to try this so
that I don't forget it :)  

Thanks. I added a FAQ entry <http://tinyurl.com/3c2arw>.


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