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RE: question about importing

From: Schwenk, Jeanie
Subject: RE: question about importing
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 13:36:54 -0700


Thank you for making importing clear.


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Sent: Monday, September 09, 2002 12:28 PM
To: Schwenk, Jeanie
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Subject: Re: question about importing

Schwenk, Jeanie writes:
> This is regarding a vendor branch.  When the vendor sends us a new
> we import rather than add.  This is per Cederqvist 13.2 "Updating with the
> import command" and Chapter 6 "Tracking Third-Party Sources:  Vendor
> Branches" in Fogel's book.  Perhaps I have misunderstood what these two
> instruct.  I thought I had to have the vendor branch checked out.  This is
> wrong? 

Yes, it is.  You do *NOT* want to have the vendor branch checked out.

> Are we just supposed to unjar the source files into a
> new directory and run the import command?

Exactly.  Importing the second (or third, or fourth, etc.) time is
exactly like importing the first time except that you specify a
different release tag.  You should specify exactly the same repository
directory and vendor tag as the first time, and you should import from a
new directory, not a CVS working directory.

-Larry Jones

This sounds suspiciously like one of Dad's plots to build my character.
-- Calvin

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