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Re: One working copy part of two repositories?

From: Francis Irving
Subject: Re: One working copy part of two repositories?
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2001 17:29:28 +0000

On Mon, 19 Feb 2001 17:50:10 +0100, Stefan Bellon <address@hidden>

>Imagine you're porting a big program from one platform to another. The
>main tree of the program is already held in CVS. So I check out a
>working copy from this main repository.
>During the porting I want to have full control over my changes in a
>local repository so that I can step backwards if something breaks, etc.
>So I import it into my local repository.
>But now I have a problem w.r.t. the CVS directories in the working copy.
>Is there any way of synchronising such a development? Please don't
>suggest to use the main repository as this is no option. I'll have to
>use a local one, but later on I want to check in the changes into the
>main repository -- when they're stable.

Does CVSup do this?

At least, you can use it to keep your (changing) repository merged up
to date, so you can easily make a patch (with diff) to apply to the
main repository.


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