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Arthur Barrett wrote: > Jørgen, > >> This bug applies to CVSNT version 2.5.04 build 3236. >> If a module is checked out or updated, with the -r option, (for >> example: CVS up -r this-tag-does-not-exist mymodule) and the tag does >> not exist (maybe because you missplelled it) CVS will report every >> file in the module as "no longer in the repository" and DELETE the >> file from the sandbox! >> Previous releases of CVSNT - correctly - reports the non-existing tag >> as, well - non-existing: "no such tag this-tag-does-not-exist". > > To me the behaviour with 2.5.04 looks correct and the 2.5.03 behaviour > broken. > > What do other users think? > 2.5.03 and before used to have to go away and search the entire repository just to give that message... it led to a number of posts on here as it could take many minutes to complete. Even after that if the tag existed anywhere - even a completely different module - you'd get exactly the same behaviour as 2.5.04. So the time spent was essentially wasted. Tony