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Hello, I would like to assure myself if my idea is correct. There is a project and its main CVS repository, but I don't have any access to that. I only get a daily snapshot of the last revision of the project. Now, I would like to create my own local repository (on my Debian workstation) and import there that daily snapshot of the project. Certainly, I expect that all changes commited to this local repository won't be lost. So, in my daily development I use my local repository, make changes and commit them to my repo. But once a day I would like to import the new snapshot and merge this snapshot with my local version of project. Then, from time to time I would like to create patches from local repository and send it to project maintainers, so they could merge my changes with into the main repository tree. So, I read a lot of CVS docs, manual and articles and as I understand there is a solution for my tasks called in manual as "Tracking third-party sources" described in the book: http://www.network-theory.co.uk/docs/cvsmanual/cvs_105.html and manual https://www.cvshome.org/docs/manual/cvs-1.11.18/cvs_13.html#SEC103 This technique is also known as "Importing and tracking vendor source": http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/notes/cvs/import.html Finally, I would like to ask you if those solutions described in the above docs fit my requirements? Would you like to add something or warn me to do something? Best regards -- Mateusz £oskot mateusz at loskot dot net