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Re: use git, not cvs

From: Nick Roberts
Subject: Re: use git, not cvs
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 23:26:20 +1200

 > > Now if only people would stop committing multiple files in a big change
 > > one-by-one... (it would make the git history a lot more readable)
 > Indeed.  To get an idea of what Miles is talking about,
 > compare emacs' gitweb summary with that of say, git itself:
 >   http://git.sv.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=emacs.git;a=summary
 >   http://repo.or.cz/w/git.git/
 > Consider how easy it would be to back out a single
 > change in git (where all files in a change set are committed at once)
 > while they're often distributed across two or more commits in emacs.
 > Has anyone tried to establish guidelines for this?

Files are probably committed one-by-one because in the past that's how VC has
worked.  Maybe the new vc-dir interface will permit multiple files to be
committed as a single changeset.

Nick                                           http://www.inet.net.nz/~nickrob

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