[development] Beta release CVS tagging

Tao Starbow starbow at citris-uc.org
Thu Nov 13 00:32:54 UTC 2008

It needs a number:


Syscrusher wrote:
> Hmmmm....I *thought* I had RTFM and was following the instructions, but
> CVS thinks otherwise.
> I have, in CVS HEAD, a module that has been committed with current
> changes. I want to make an official release for Drupal 6.x
> compatibility, first release of this module for that core API level, and
> a "beta" level of stability.
> According to http://drupal.org/node/94155 and
> http://drupal.org/handbook/cvs/branches-and-tags/contributions
> I thought I needed to do this:
> $ cvs tag DRUPAL-6--1-0-BETA
> However, this returns the following error:
> cvs tag: Pre-tag check failed
> ** See http://drupal.org/node/93999 for the format of valid release
> tags.** ERROR: invalid tag for this directory:
> Can someone tell me what I'm doing wrong here? It's been a long time
> since I needed to do an actual release, and I think things may have
> changed since the last time I did one of these.
> Thanks.
> Kind regards,
> Scott

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