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Re: Updating Locally Modified

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Updating Locally Modified
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 13:53:22 -0400 (EDT)

Prashant writes:
> Hi, this is my problem.  I have a file that is locally modified (i.e.
> newer than the version in the repository), but what I want to do
> update my working version from the repository version (i.e. merge the
> changes i've made).  CVS won't let me do this because it doesn't merge
> locally modified files.

Huh?  CVS most certainly does merge locally modified files.  What are
the exact commands you're using and what is the exact error you're

> But whenever a new version of the open source code
> comes out, I just want to download the files, and patch them with my
> modifications.  Whats the easiest way to do this?

Read the section of the manual on tracking 3rd-party sources:


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or oozing mucus on you. -- Calvin

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