[linux-elitists] VCS with mergable trees?
Wed Sep 19 12:37:51 PDT 2001
On Wed, Sep 19, 2001 at 10:40:29AM -0700, Sam Phillips wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 18, 2001 at 03:49:05PM -0700, Mr. Bad wrote:
> > >>>>> "SP" == Sam Phillips <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > SP> I currently have a situation where I have a CVS repository on
> > SP> a work machine, and mirror of the repository on my laptop. I
> > SP> want to be able to do work on my laptop and be able to take
> > SP> the laptop repository and merge it with the work repository.
> > I think you're gonna want to look at cvsup.
> I have now, and it appears to be a 800 pound gorilla where I only need a
You can go to emandrill.com and buy one, as long as you have a passport
> I think I may just pound my head in with a hammer instead now.
Hammer-based head-pounding is not advised by the Surgeon General.
Seriously, you probably want to work on a branch. This way, your
copy which is checked out on the laptop is not getting out-of-date
WRT the code in the repository. When you do a "cvs up", you'll get
no new updates, and when you're back for a while you can do the
merge to the development mainline, or whatever is appropriate.
Aaron Sherman My country's flag is not a logo
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