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Tag a Repository without having to check out first in CVS

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Is this a way to tag and entire repository structure without having to check it out first. We have a huge repository about 2GB of data at a remote site. Running a old version of CVS 1.11.23. Yeah I know its old, but I cant do anything about it.

Something like

cvs tag  :pserver:user@cvs.repository.com:/usr/local/cvsroot/
posted Jul 9, 2013 by anonymous

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cvs rtag
("rtag" = "remote-tag")

cvs tag  :pserver:user@cvs.repository.com:/usr/local/cvsroot/

I have not used it for ages, but IIRC,
cvs -d :pserver:user@cvs.repository.com:/usr/local/cvsroot/

rtag should do exactly what you want. (Check the documentation and test it before performing it on a production server!)

answer Jul 9, 2013 by anonymous
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