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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: [GNU-arch-dev] Re: how to fix a bad log message

From: Andrew Suffield
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: [GNU-arch-dev] Re: how to fix a bad log message?
Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2005 19:31:28 +0000
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On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 10:58:53AM -0500, Aaron Bentley wrote:
> Clark McGrew wrote:
> >This is a bit of a kibitz, but I still don't understand *why* anybody
> >would want to remove a change set.  Why do people want this feature?
> People make mistakes in their logs, and they want the right explanation 
> to be connected to the change they made.  People commit huge binary 
> files accidentally, and don't waste archive space storing them.  People 
> commit corporate secrets, or files they don't have the right to 
> distribute, to public archives  (in the extreme, "nuclear launch codes").

Tag around the offending revision, then delete it. It will never be
recreated, and nothing will need to visit it.

  .''`.  ** Debian GNU/Linux ** | Andrew Suffield
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