Forum OpenACS Development: Re: Best way to create cvs diffs for submitting patches?

If I were you I would make the changes to the package directly in the checkout of that package. You could do

cd /web/openacs-dev/packages
cvs -d :pserver... checkout -d package_name openacs-4/packages/package_name

to get the package sources into your dev source tree. If you want both local revision control and updates from there is a way to do that as well. I think it's described in Andrew Grumet's CVS document (and in other documents) linked here: