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Re: checkout a certain revision of a file

From: Karl E. Jorgensen
Subject: Re: checkout a certain revision of a file
Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2002 11:06:00 +0000
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On Wed, Dec 26, 2001 at 03:08:51PM +0200, Baurjan Ismagulov wrote:
> Hello,
> I've just committed revision 1.9 of a file. Now I want to checkout
> revision 1.3 of that file. How can I do that? I don't have any tagged
> releases.

cvs update -r1.3 filename ?

You don't need a tag if you know the version number. Usually people will
only use version numbers when talking about individual files though.

> I browsed cvs(1), info pages, faq-o-matic at cvshome, info-cvs archives,
> and google; I'm still unable to do that :( .
> I listed the log for that file and tried to retrieve the file using -D
> option, but timestamps listed in $Id$ lines of the files retrieved do
> not seem to be quite related to what I had requested. I tried to specify
> the timezone (although I committed the files from the same machine), but
> this didn't work for me.
> Please excuse me for not giving any details -- I feel frustrated and
> can't produce any useful examples. Please ask if more information is
> needed.
> Thanks in advance,
> Baurjan.

Karl E. Jørgensen
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