[Pdx-pm] sorry for off-topic: cvs question

Joshua Keroes jkeroes at eli.net
Wed Jun 23 15:31:25 CDT 2004

Read this: http://www.loria.fr/~molli/fom-serve/cache/264.html
"What is a 'sticky' tag? What makes it sticky? How do I loosen it?"


PS You may also want to run 'cvs log' on the files, look at the various 
tags (i.e. symbolic names) available, and clean up any unused tags.

On Jun 23, 2004, at 11:56 AM, Thomas J Keller wrote:
> This is a cvs question. I apologize, but I don't know who else to ask.
> I screwed up a tag with the -b option:
> ===================================================================
> File: coreverter_osyn.plx       Status: Locally Modified
>    Working revision:    1.3     Fri Jun 18 22:15:51 2004
>    Repository revision: 1.3
> /Users/kellert/Depot/Perlscripts/coreverter_osyn.plx,v
>    Sticky Tag:          1.3
>    Sticky Date:         (none)
>    Sticky Options:      (none)
> I now get the following error with cvs:
> $ cvs commit -m "Sync"
> cvs commit: Examining .
> cvs commit: sticky tag `1.3' for file `coreverter_osyn.plx' is not a 
> branch
> cvs [commit aborted]: correct above errors first!
> But I can't find how to fix this error.
> Any suggestions?

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