Re: Strange cvs problem with gnome-libs: Should we always use -D?

On Fri, Jan 08, 1999 at 05:57:46PM +0100, Giovanni Intini wrote:
> Hi all. Since I returned from my Christmas Holiday and updated my CVS
> tree, I couldn't compile gnome-core or gnumeric or everything
> containing calls to GNOMEUIINFO_MENU_* .
> I tried to update gnome-libs uncountable times, but with no result, so
> I tried a cvs update -D 08/01/99 gnome-libs, and, guess what, it worked.
> So my question is this. Should I always use cvs update -D DD/MM/YY when
> updating to be sure to get the latest revision?

no no no ...

once you update with -D ... cvs will set a sticky tag ... and the next
time you do cvs update ... you only gate that date ...

what you want to do is update with -A ... which pulls the absolute
newest HEAD and clears all sticky tags


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