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On Fri, 16 Mar 2007 16:35:22 -0700, Rick Martin wrote: >> >> Z:\>cvs -H tag >> Usage: cvs tag [-bcdFflR] [-r rev|-D date] tag [files...] >> -A Make alias of existing branch (requires -r). >> ... >> >> Use the alias feature to name it like you wanted to. >> >> Then I *think* you might be able to delete the original tag ... not sure >> on that though, TEST FIRST!! > > Thanks, Glen. > > I didn't really understand what an Alias tag was. I'll test it out and > report back. > > Rick Hi Glen, Thanks a lot for pointing the Alias branch out to me. It let me do what I needed pretty easily. In case anyone else runs into the need to rename a branch here is what I did. First I updated the module to the old branch. cvs update -P -t -d -r Old_Branch Then I created a new branch based on the old branch. cvs tag -A -r Old_Branch New_Branch Finally, (after checking and testing everything) I deleted the old branch. cvs tag -d -B Old_Branch Looking at a graph of one of the files in the branch shows the New_Branch with all of the revision previously associated with Old_Branch. Hopefully, this will help someone else. Rick