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Re: nsmux: Integration with the Hurd Git Repository

From: Sergiu Ivanov
Subject: Re: nsmux: Integration with the Hurd Git Repository
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 14:28:00 +0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)


On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 09:04:33AM +0200, Arne Babenhauserheide wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 22. September 2009 01:40:29 schrieb olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net:
> > > And the last question is about the integration itself: how exactly do
> > > I take my nsmux git repository and integrate it into the Hurd git
> > > repository?
> > 
> > I've never done this myself, so I actually don't know for sure. I
> > believe that it should be possible to simply do a normal merge. The
> > tricky part is that after the merge the stuff needs to be in a
> > subdirectory, while in the original repository it was top-level; so
> > first it's necessary to move the code. Making the move part of the merge
> > commit itself (rather than an extra commit before the merge) might
> > require some magic...
> If you want to, I can just move it to a subdir with hg-git using the
> convert extension. Moving files to a subdir is just a matter of
> specifying ". subdir" in a filemap (will result in a new repository
> in which you'll always have been working in the subdir - "There is
> no top-level code" ;) ), and then the code can simply be merged.

Thank you for your suggestion :-) Although I think the problem is
greatly simplified by the fact that we are going to flatten down the
history of nsmux, so I guess I will manage such integration with git.


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