[development] can't add DRUPAL-5 tag

Chris Johnson chris at tinpixel.com
Thu Oct 26 20:23:36 UTC 2006

Derek Wright wrote:

> be tags.  maybe in the next 1/2 hour or so (though it's 1am here, and 
> i'm exhausted), if you reverse these, and use the wrong convention for a 
> tag or a branch, the cvs tag command will fail with a more helpful 
> message like:
> % cvs tag DRUPAL-5
> ...
> ERROR: "DRUPAL-5" is a valid name for a branch, but not a tag. You must 
> either use the -b option with your cvs tag command if you wish to create 
> a branch, or choose a valid tag name. See 
> http://drupal.org/handbook/page/here for info about valid branch and tag 
> names.
> just watch http://drupal.org/node/90969 for progress on this topic.

For improving the CVS script messages, I give Derek a +9!  :-)

I'm swamped with migrating about 50 sites from 4.6 to 4.7 right now, but I look 
forward to using the New, Improved CVS and Project system, and branching my 
modules for 5.0.  Having good infrastructure is worth its weight in gold.


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