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Re: Using CVS for package development

>>"Jason" == Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@gpu.srv.ualberta.ca> writes:

Jason> On 26 May 1997, Rob Browning wrote:

Rob> What do you do about packages whose upstream source is already
Rob> being managed by CVS and already has $Id$ markers, etc in it?

Jason> Nothing. When you check it into CVS it will rewrite all of the
Jason> $Id: $ markers and friends to reflect your CVS tree. It
Jason> shouldn't have any problems. You might not want that so you can
Jason> turn off substitution with -ko I think.

	Unfortunately, I think this just tend to bloat the diffs file
 with meaningless changes, hence I use -ko for the upstream sources.

Manoj Srivastava               <url:mailto:srivasta@acm.org>
Mobile, Alabama USA            <url:http://www.datasync.com/%7Esrivasta/>

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