[OT] CVS Terminology (was: Complete Codebase Opinions wanted)

From: The Fungi (fungi@yuggoth.org)
Date: 01/16/03

On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 02:58:42PM -0800, Chris Ward wrote:
> I really like this idea, im not sure i'd use "vendor" to describe it, more
> like "Group Developed/Release Party"

A "vendor branch" in CVS is normally used when you maintain custom
modifications for code you don't develop. The upstream source is
stored in the "vendor branch" (1.1.1) and your modifications are
presumably synced back to it when new vendor releases are made. See
"13. Tracking third-party sources" in the CVS manual:


...for a detailed explanation.
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