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Re: [ADMIN] pgdb.py is still wrong in Postgres 7.3.1 rpm

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "D'Arcy J(dot)M(dot) Cain" <darcy(at)druid(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Gaetano Mendola <mendola(at)bigfoot(dot)com>,PostgreSQL-interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] pgdb.py is still wrong in Postgres 7.3.1 rpm
Date: 2003-01-08 14:48:16
Message-ID: 200301081448.h08EmGi13991@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> On Tuesday 07 January 2003 23:12, Tom Lane wrote:
> > "D'Arcy J.M. Cain" <darcy(at)druid(dot)net> writes:
> > > I'm not sure what is being asked for here.
> >
> > We'd like to put the typlen fix into the REL7_3_STABLE CVS branch.
> > Also any other post-7.3 fixes that you consider appropriate for 7.3.2
> > (ie, important, low-risk fixes).
> 
> I also just fixed that file again.  As someone else just pointed out, we need 
> to return None instead of -1 there.
> 
> > If you're not comfortable enough with CVS-munging to want to touch
> > branches other than HEAD, Bruce or I can handle it for you.  Just let
> > us know exactly which changes should be back-patched.
> 
> Sure.  Just that one and the one I just made I think.  Other things were 
> mainly feature additions.  If you can tell me what the process is or point me 
> to the relevant docs I can do this myself in the future.  I want to walk 
> softly here because I know that different projects have different rules and 
> methods for these sorts of things.

What I normally do is to do a separate checkout for the branch I want to
patch.  In this case, a cvs log on /HISTORY shows it as:

	        REL7_3_STABLE: 1.182.0.2

You know it is a branch rather than a tag because it has four numbers.
(The developers FAQ has stuff on this.)  I then make changes to that
CVS, and do a commit while sitting in that CVS tree.  I applies the
changes against that branch only.

I usually get a cvs diff from the HEAD tree, and apply that patch file
against the branch.  Let me know if you would like me to do it.

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