console enhancements: mouse events etc

Charles Wilson
Mon Dec 14 22:19:00 GMT 2009

On Mon, 14 Dec 2009 18:02 +0100, "Thomas Wolff" wrote:
> Hi, please excuse some basic questions about CVS best practice:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > ...  Patches are supposed to be against
> > the latest from CVS.  And it's also not cumbersome, it's rather quite
> > simple.  CVS is doing that for you usually anyway.  If you have a
> > patched CVS source tree, just call `cvs up' and the current HEAD is
> > merged with your local changes.  Given that wasn't
> > changed for a while anyway, you should not see any merge conflicts.
> >   
> In this case yes. In general, if there are merging conflicts, I would 
> have to dig around in reject logs, right? (Or do a fresh checkout and 
> repatch.)
> Also, since with this workflow I'd have the patched latest version only, 
> what is the most convenient way to create the patch diff? Do you 
> maintain two checkouts, an unpatched one to base on?

No, CVS does all this for you.  Take a look here: for
a walkthrough with examples concerning cvs update and merge resolution.


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