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Re: How is a patch applied to CVS?

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: How is a patch applied to CVS?
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2003 17:03:15 -0500
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On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 08:23:52PM -0500, Mazza, Glen R., ,CPMS wrote:
> How is a patch file committed into CVS to update
> the most recent version?

In several steps:
  - Apply the patch to a checked-out working directory
  - Resolve any conflicts (i.e. .rej files)
  - Compile and test
  - "cvs commit"

CVS itself can't digest arbitrary patch files.


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