[cvsnt] tag a tagged version

Tilo Riemer triemer at vision-experts.com
Fri May 9 16:34:15 BST 2008

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Am 09.05.2008, 17:19 Uhr, schrieb Bo Berglund <bo.berglund at telia.com>:
> rtag works on the repository, that is it tags the HEAD.
> tag works on the checked out files, that is it uses the revisions in
> your sandbox to define where to put the tag.
> In this case you want to put another tag on the same position as the
> old tag and then the wayto do it is to update your sandbox to the old
> tag so you get all those revisions and the add another tag to them.

It's not necessary to update your sandbox.

cvs -x tag -r <old_tag> <new_tag> [files]
does the job.

Best regards,
Tilo Riemer

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