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Re: problems managing package with CVS

On Sat, Jan 13, 2001 at 08:18:41PM -0500, Chris Ruffin wrote:

> I have my package in a local CVS repository.  Lately, a new upstream
> version of the software arrived, and I imported it with a vendor tag
> and merged the changes from the previous version into the tree using
> the method recommended on the debian.org website:
> cvs checkout -jsource-dist:yesterday -jsource-dist <package>

I don't understand why it suggests that you do this.  It is much more accurate
to instead use:

cvs checkout -jupstream_version_old -jupstream_version_new <package>

(or the corresponding update command)

That is what I always do.

 - mdz

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