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Re: release patches

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-08-18 14:57:31 CEST

xian@niva.hu writes:
> I'm new to subversion, and would like to do the following:
>
> There is a project maintained by someone else. This project is developed
> continuosly, independent of me. I make unofficial patches for this project.
> What is the easiest method for making patches for different versions of this
> project?
>
> Let's say there is pr1.0, pr1.1, pr1.2. I want to make changes in all of
> them, and release my_pr1.0-patch, my_pr1.1-patch, my_pr1.2-patch. Also it is
> more than likely that pr1.3 will be released. I'd like to maintain all these
> version in the same svn.
>
> How should I import pr1.0, pr1.1, pr1.2? How can I "switch over" to a
> desired version and make the patches?

Do you have commit access to the repository, and is it in Subversion?

If so, I recommend making branches (from their branches) and make your
changes in your branches. Then to give someone your patch, just point
them to your branch.

-Karl

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