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Some notes on CVS

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pjotrp committed Jan 29, 2010
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@@ -3,17 +3,30 @@ used (almost) unmodified by biolib, and which gracefully accept
patches sent upstream. This to allow some stability and, sometimes,
easier deployment.

When code is forked it moves to ~/src/clibs.
When code is forked, and contains many changes, it moves to

For EMBOSS we import the CVS into git with (on Debian you need
For EMBOSS we import/update the CVS into git with (on Debian you need

cd ~/gitcvs
cvs login # pwd cvs
git cvsimport -v -d $CVSROOT -C EMBOSS emboss/emboss

Do not change the code in this tree - it is a copy.
or if you have a special branch (which you should have on update, to
make sure everything works):

git cvsimport -o branch -v -d $CVSROOT -C EMBOSS emboss/emboss

After updating from CVS avoid changing the code a ./contrib tree - it
is a copy.

Note: this is up for reconsideration. Could well be we end up using
tarballs, as EMBOSS faithfully keeps all versions.
tarballs, as EMBOSS faithfully keeps all versions online.

For Bio++ a similar checkout is done:

export ; cvs login ; git cvsimport -v -d $CVSROOT -C numcalc numcalc

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