Alvaro Herrera wrote: > Bruce Momjian wrote: > > > My typical cycle is to take the patch, apply it to my tree, then cvs > > diff and look at the diff, adjust the source, and rerun until I like the > > diff and apply. How do I do that with this setup? > > The same, except that you don't need to take the patch out of an email > and into the repository -- the new code is already in the repository, > sitting in someone's own branch. You can commit into that branch all > the adjustments you want; and when you consider it ready, the only thing > you have to do is "propagate" the change to the main development branch. > > Yes, it's nice. Consider this: Andrew develops some changes to PL/perl > in his branch. Neil doesn't like something in those changes, so he > commits a fix there. In the meantime, Tom has been busy with his own > stuff and committing to the main branch; Andrew can track those changes > by propagating from the main branch to his branch -- he doesn't need to > fall behind and update his modified tree once a month and deal with > umpteen conflicts. > > Of course, you can _also_ do the patch by email and correct stuff if you > want. It's just not the best way to do it.
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