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Re: What to do when new version available upstream...

On Saturday 27 February 1999, at 18 h 14, the keyboard of Josip Rodin 
<joy@cibalia.gkvk.hr> wrote:

> I usually extract the new one (or apply a patch if that is the method),
> gunzip -dc old_version.diff.gz > somefile, then edit that 'somefile' and
> replace all instances of progdirectory-1.2.0 with progdirectory-1.2.1.

"Using CVS together with Debian GNU/Linux packages" 
<http://www.debian.org/devel/HOWTO.cvs> suggests another solution, based on 
CVS. It seems very nice (I use CVS for other projects) but I did not use it 
for Debian yet (any experiences/war stories?).

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