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Re: importing vendor branch and removed files

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: importing vendor branch and removed files
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2004 21:51:37 -0500 (EST)

Spiro Trikaliotis writes:
> Furthermore, I found out that it would be better (for my use of CVS) to
> import the sources not on a vendor's branch, but on the main branch. The
> reason for this is the following: I am part of an open source project. I
> want to use CVS to track the official releases and developer's release,
> while working on my own branches (which I send in as diffs, so they are
> included in the latest developer's release). Naturally, the imported
> sources are the main branch. I don't want to keep local changes. So the
> main branch would be the best for my fits.
> Is there a possibility to import sources on the main branch, despite
> using cvs add, cvs remove and cvs commit to handle this all by hand (or
> "by skript")?

No; import always goes to the vendor branch.  And that's really what you
want to do -- you work on the trunk and the official releases go on a
branch.  To discard your local changes, just revert to the lastest
vendor release:


-Larry Jones

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