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Re: Custom build of the open source project

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2005-04-06 02:22:27 CEST

On Tuesday 05 April 2005 10:57, oleksa borodie wrote:
> Hello
> 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

You should really take a look at SVK (http://svk.elixus.org/). It handles
this sort of thing very well, and it built on top of Subversion.


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