How do you merge fixes into your Java code bases ? Joseph Darcy provides an interesting case study based on the OpenJDK6 project, that includes the approaches used to merge fixes in a relatively large code base like Java's JDK. Read Joseph Darcy's entry: 'OpenJDK 6: Logistics of Partial Merge' http://blogs.sun.com/darcy/entry/openjdk_6_logistics_of_partial