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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: grokking arch

From: Robert Anderson
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: grokking arch
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2004 19:32:02 -0500

--- Original Message ---
From: Charles Duffy <address@hidden>
To: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
CC: address@hidden
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: grokking arch

>On Thu, 2004-03-25 at 17:12, Stefan Monnier wrote:
>> > I can understand that... recently in a major API change in
Pika I did
>> > a global s/cports/ports/ and unfortunately a few files had
cports in
>> > the tagline and with all the modified files I missed the D
and A lines
>> > in tla changes.  However, the next patch I changed them back
>> I wish there was some clever way to handle such situations better.
>Such as using UUIDs for taglines?
>This whole problem is entirely artificial.

Umm... huh?  You seem to be implying that a UUID is immune to
this kind of mistake.

What is so special about a UUID that it is impossible to
search/replace one of its substrings by accident?

The number "73" for example, exists in no less than 85 of my
UUID's in one my trees.


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