Updating a package in multiple branches

Tim Jackson lists at timj.co.uk
Sat Apr 8 07:16:37 UTC 2006

Paul Howarth wrote:

> Tim Jackson wrote:

>> I've just successfully updated altermime in the devel branch from 
>> 0.3.6-0.3.7, following the instructions on 
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Extras/UsingCvsFaq . That's cool, but 
>> now I need to update the FC-4 and FC-5 branches. Do I have to repeat 
>> the whole process for each branch (including uploading the package 
>> source tarball again) 

> I do pretty much the same thing for each branch. The source upload takes 
> no time at all though, as it's skipped if the file is already present in 
> the lookaside cache, so all that step does is to update the "sources" 
> and ".cvsignore" files.

OK. In that case, can't the sources file just be copied from the devel 

Anyway, thanks for the advice - you confirmed what I thought. Very useful.


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