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Re: Maintaining external sources

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-07-07 21:40:56 CEST

martin@v.loewis.de (Martin v. L÷wis) writes:

> What is the best way to maintain local changes to external sources? In
> particular, I'm looking for a way that easily allows to merge the
> changes after a new release.
>
> CVS has the "vendor import" approach, which generates a vendor
> branch. Multiple imports are allowed for the vendor tag, and each
> import will only commit the changes since the last import. Merging
> with the trunk will then forward the local changes.
>
> What is the best procedure for performing initial and subsequent
> vendor imports (from a single vendor only), and for integrating local
> changes?

Have you read the 'vendor branching' section of chapter 6, in the svn
book?

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