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Re: Incorrect merge

From: Óscar Fuentes
Subject: Re: Incorrect merge
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2010 18:41:09 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> Another problem with your branch approach is that a patch applied
> (mistakenly) to emacs-23 rather than to emacs-common would end up
> lost.

Not exactly lost, but applied to emacs-23 only.

> It's a lot easier to detect excess patches and lost patches.

If you see someone committing to emacs-23 (something that would be quite
infrequent) the usual reaction would be to take a look and, unless it
obviously pertains to emacs-23 only, ask the author if the change is on
the right place.

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