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Re: Tracking third party software

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Tracking third party software
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2002 10:37:57 -0400 (EDT)

Ripalda-Marin, Miguel-Angel writes:
> When I started one project and setup my CVS, I included in my repository the
> sources for GNU tar... I used the VENDOR (GNU) and VERSION (v1_13) tags when
> importing the modules... and get on modifying those sources within the main
> trunk...
> Now I would like to add to that branch the changes included in a patch file
> developed by GNU... I would like to know is the things I have to do are
> these:

What I would do is:

1.  EXPORT the original sources (cvs export -rv1_13)

2.  Apply the patch.

3.  Import the modified version with vendor GNU and version v1_13_patched.

4.  Merge the changes to the trunk:

        cvs co -jv1_13 -jv1_13_patched
        cvs commit

-Larry Jones

I always have to help Dad establish the proper context. -- Calvin

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