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Posted by david on 13 March 2012 at 12:42 am

I've finally figured out how to effectively use eGit in Eclipse with the different repos. It's kind of a pain, but it's better than anything else I've tried. I basically have a local repo I use for development. I have clones of the repos from Github. I use branches in my dev repo to make changes and pull in updates from the various repos. Once I've made a change in the dev repo, I pull it into the clones, verfiy all the changes made it into the clone, then push upstream back to GitHub. 

Like I said, it's a pain, but I've had worse. This allows me to keep CF in its own repo, so I can continue development without effecting any of the projects using it. It also allows me to break everything up and tier the repos. I have clay-frame, clay-installer (which will soon include clay-framework), and I'll soon be pushing up claycms (which will include clay-installer, which includes clay-framework). It may seem odd, but it's the only way I can think of to ensure the project meets its goals of providing different component for different project needs.

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