[cvsnt] how commit -r work?

Tim Chippington Derrick tim at chippingtonderrick.co.uk
Fri Mar 9 19:50:01 GMT 2007

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Totally agree - it is absolutely worth being 100% accurate and 
precise with this stuff. CM issues are *too* important to be only 
approximately right. Thanks for the clarification.


>On Fri, 09 Mar 2007 16:14:34 +0000, Tim Chippington Derrick
><tim at chippingtonderrick.co.uk> wrote:
> >Don't *ever* try to force the revision numbers - it won't work any
> >more and is associated with a broken way of thinking. This is a
> >*very* common mistake that many people make when they don't
> >understand what is going on. Instead just tag all the files with some
> >meaningful name like "V2.0" and then you can always retrieve that set
>Except periods are not allowed in tags...
>You need tag 'Ver2-0' or something like that.
> >of files with the correct versions by specifying the correct tag on
> >checkout. Trust us on this - you can almost totally ignore the
> >individual version numbers as they don't really help you that much.
>There are no individual *version* numbers, but there are *revision*
>numbers and those are maintained by CVS on a file-by-file basis.
>Nitpicking, I know, but I think that here is a need for correct
>Your message contents is all right! :-)
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