[cvsnt] update -f option documentation (TortoiseCVS too)
tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Sat Nov 8 19:02:05 GMT 2008
> In the CVSNT manual it says about the update -f option:
> "If no matching revision is found, retrieve the most recent revision
> (instead of ignoring the file)."
> In the TCVS Update Special dialog, there is a checkbox with a label
> that sounds similar.
> However, I think both are wrong. When I use this option, it seems that
> if no matching revision is found, it retrieves the current revision on
> HEAD -- even though there may be a more recent revision on a branch.
> Is this correct?
The command line help says:
-f Force a head revision match if tag/date not found.
Which is what appears to be happening when you do it. Sounds like a
documentation error. The text you quote appears in Cederqvist dating
back to 1992.. you're the first to notice!
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