[cvsnt] Re: putting my changes into newer version files

Oliver Giesen ogware at gmx.net
Thu Oct 13 06:24:26 BST 2005

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douglass_davis at earthlink.net wrote:

> I am using WinCVS.  forgive me if this is a dumb question...
> But, let's say I am working on the source code that some one else has
> released...  Just modifying it to add some new features.  say I have
> downloaded 1.2.1  Then they release version 1.2.2
> Now, I would like to be able to fold my changes into the code for
> version 1.2.2, and I suspect that really not much has changed between
> the two versions.  But, I am not sure.  What is the best way to
> handle this situation?  What I would like to end up with, is version
> 1.2.2, but with my code added.

That is the classical use case scenario for the Import command. Look
here: http://www.cvsnt.org/manual/html/Tracking-sources.html

Hope this helps. 

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