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Re: Custom build of the open source project

From: Christopher Ness <chris_at_nesser.org>
Date: 2005-04-05 20:22:37 CEST

On Tue, 2005-05-04 at 17:57 +0300, oleksa borodie wrote:
> I'm using some open-source projects code in my work. I need make
> changes with open-souce code to implement some feature. This changes
> is too specific and cann't be used in the project sometime.
> Is there "the best practice of" maintaince custom changes with new versions?
> E.g. os1 - project with my changes based on 1.1 version hosted in the
> local repository. How should I merge local changes with new 1.2
> version? Should I put local changed source code into the separate
> project with original code?
> repository
> -os1 //changed sources
> --trunk
> -os2 // original souces
> --trunk

I think you want to read the section on the book about vendor branches.


Software Engineering IV,
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