rtag command can be used to create a branch.
rtag command is much like
tag, but it
does not require that you have a working copy of the
module. See section rtag--Add a symbolic tag to a module. (You can also use the
command; see section tag--Add a symbolic tag to checked out versions of files).
$ cvs rtag -b -r release-1-0 release-1-0-patches tc
The `-b' flag makes
rtag create a branch
(rather than just a symbolic revision name). `-r
release-1-0' says that this branch should be rooted at the node (in
the revision tree) that corresponds to the tag
`release-1-0'. Note that the numeric revision number that matches
`release-1-0' will probably be different from file to file. The
name of the new branch is `release-1-0-patches', and the
module affected is `tc'.
To fix the problem in release 1.0, you need a working copy of the branch you just created.
$ cvs checkout -r release-1-0-patches tc $ cvs status -v driver.c backend.c =================================================================== File: driver.c Status: Up-to-date Version: 1.7 Sat Dec 5 18:25:54 1992 RCS Version: 1.7 /usr/local/cvsroot/yoyodyne/tc/driver.c,v Sticky Tag: release-1-0-patches (branch: 1.7.2) Sticky Date: (none) Sticky Options: (none) Existing Tags: release-1-0-patches (branch: 1.7.2) release-1-0 (revision: 1.7) =================================================================== File: backend.c Status: Up-to-date Version: 1.4 Tue Dec 1 14:39:01 1992 RCS Version: 1.4 /usr/local/cvsroot/yoyodyne/tc/backend.c,v Sticky Tag: release-1-0-patches (branch: 1.4.2) Sticky Date: (none) Sticky Options: (none) Existing Tags: release-1-0-patches (branch: 1.4.2) release-1-0 (revision: 1.4) release-0-4 (revision: 1.4)
As the output from the
status command shows the branch
number is created by adding a digit at the tail of the revision number
it is based on. (If `release-1-0' corresponds to revision 1.4, the
branch's revision number will be 1.4.2. For obscure reasons CVS always
gives branches even numbers, starting at 2.
See section Revision numbers).
Go to the first, previous, next, last section, table of contents.