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Henning Niss wrote: > The situation is this: I have a branch called b_my_branch and I would > like to create a tag on this branch based on a date (say, last friday > at 22:00). I therefore tried to do > > cvs rtag -r b_my_branch -D "2008-01-25 22:00" t_my_tag MyModule > > However, in this case CVSNT reports > > cvs [rtag aborted]: -r and -D options are mutually exclusive > > I can understand why -r and -D are mutually exclusive in the case of > an ordinary tag name, but in this case the option to -r is a branch > name, and thus it should make sense. I'm not sure, but I think this doesn't work. A workaround could be to check out the module on the branch and then use tag -D in that sandbox. That should tag the files on the branch with the correct date/time. >  The reason is that I need to find a somewhat quiet time during > development, and I can only do that after the fact. Therefore I need > to be able to tag based on a date. I didn't understand this. Why do you need a quiet time for tagging? Gerhard