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Re: updating a package with upstream cvs snapshot

On Sun, 2004-06-20 at 15:45, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 20, 2004 at 07:29:28AM +0200, Tommaso Moroni wrote:
> > One of the packages I maintain has an RC-bug which has been
> > corrected in the upstream cvs, and I'd like to incorporate
> > those changes in order to get rid of that bug.
> > 
> > Are there any guidelines about how to do it?
> Unless the bugfix is *very* large and invasive, you're best off
> cherry-picking the changes out of CVS (annoying with CVS, as it doesn't
> easily show you a changeset across several files) 

there are a number of tools around that can help with this. (google for
changeset & cvs :}). cscvs which I am a upstream maintainer of is one
such program.

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