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From David Crossley <cross...@indexgeo.com.au>
Subject Re: FIXED: Last link missing in CLI
Date Sun, 21 Sep 2003 11:35:39 GMT
Jeff Turner wrote:
<snip/>
> > > >If you see a bugfix patch that would benefit 0.5 users, please port it
to
> > > >the FORREST_05_BRANCH branch. ...
> > <snip/>
> > 
> > So does "porting" just mean adding that tag to the files in question
> > or is there an actual "branch" of CVS?
> 
> There is an actual branch, called FORREST_05_BRANCH.  Its contents should
> always be 'stable'.  I did the following:
> 
> cp -r xml-forrest xml-forrest-0.5.1
> cd xml-forrest-0.5.1
> cvs update -r FORREST_05_BRANCH
> 
> And then to merge a change from the CVS trunk to the branch:
> 
>  - Go to xml-forrest-0.5.1/... 
>  - Run cvs up -j HEAD <file to pull in from the trunk>
>  - Commit

Oh great, thanks for the excellent tips. I was frightened to
maintain branches, but you make it sound not so bad.

--David



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