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Re: Rollback problems

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Rollback problems
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2013 23:44:43 +0100
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Andreas Enge <address@hidden> skribis:

> Am Sonntag, 27. Januar 2013 schrieb Ludovic Courtès:
>> address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) skribis:
>> > Having agreed on linear history, it seems that (a) the current
>> > behavior is broken because roll-backs don’t actually follow the
>> > history, as illustrated previously, and (b) the generation from which
>> > we are rolling back must be deleted.
> It seems to work: I rolled back from 21 to 20, 19, 18, 17; then removed a 
> package and am at 18 now. Then removed another package and arrived at 19, 
> where the previous 18 and 19 were overwritten.


> Personally, I would have deleted all (consecutive) generations starting 
> with 19 after the first roll-back and additional package removal; now we 
> still have pieces of old history lying around, the (old and) current 20 is 
> not a successor of the current 19 any more.

Yeah, I wondered about that and ended up with the approach that’s the
easiest in terms of implementation.

Thanks for testing!


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