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Re: It's not yet time to anoint git, or anything else

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: It's not yet time to anoint git, or anything else
Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2008 17:12:31 +0100
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David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Romain Francoise <address@hidden> writes:
>> An important aspect for us is how well the system is supported on
>> Savannah.  Git has an advantage here because we already have an
>> official Git repo of Emacs on Savannah, with complete history dating
>> back to 1985.  We just have to make it read-write.
>>    http://git.sv.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=emacs.git
> I think that Miles' merge-commits should also be parsed from the log and
> used as input data for git-filter-branch --parent-filter.  Once that is
> done, git should be able to track all modification history to its
> original source, even though we never had this information in CVS in the
> first place.

I'm still maintaining a git tree that contains all the arch merges.  I'm
using a modified git-cvsimport script that automatically grafts all
these merge points.


Andreas Schwab, SuSE Labs, address@hidden
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