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Re: Tags and branches are NOT the same

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2006-03-21 11:25:06 CET

On Tue, Mar 21, 2006 at 12:12:25PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Mar 2006, Malcolm Rowe wrote:
> > The CVS alternative, where tags are immutable, [...]
>
> Tags are not immutable in CVS. Both "cvs tag" and "cvs rtag" support
> the "-F" flag to move an existing tag. After you move (or delete) a tag
> in CVS, there's no history of where the tag used to point.
>

Okay, so tags can also be deleted. I guess I should have said that the
contents of tags were immutable.

Regards,
Malcolm

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