Subject: Re: CVS REPOSITORY IS BROKEN (Re: cvs checkout with tag)
To: Alan Barrett <>
From: FUKAUMI Naoki <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/29/2002 21:32:50
On Tue, Jan 29, 2002 at 01:51:17PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> I performed a few more experiments, and it appears that these
> commands both do the "wrong" thing:
> 	cvs checkout -r HEAD basesrc/usr.sbin/sendmail
> 	cvs checkout -D yesterday basesrc/usr.sbin/sendmail
> but this command seems to do the "right" thing:
> 	cvs checkout -r HEAD -D yesterday basesrc/usr.sbin/sendmail

Should not use -r and -D together.

  % cvs checkout -r HEAD -D yesterday basesrc/sbin/init
  cvs server: Updating basesrc/sbin/init
  % ls
    (no file)

I need /sbin/init :)