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Re: Git transition checklist

From: Dani Moncayo
Subject: Re: Git transition checklist
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2014 00:07:44 +0100

On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 8:16 PM, Glenn Morris <address@hidden> wrote:
> Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> You can just add another remote to your clone that points to the elpa
>> repository.  Git doesn't really care where the commits originate from,
>> once they are in your repository all are alike.
> The instructions for committing to / fetching from Emacs will be made
> more complicated by the existence of two separate repos, with weirdly
> different but confusingly similar names.
> (You did not answer the question "What's the reason _not_ to share them?".)

Because then, switching between the elpa branch and any "core" branch
would be a much heavyweight (slower) operation.  By contrast,
switching between "core" branches should be almost instantaneous.

Dani Moncayo

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