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Re: State of the repository conversion

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: State of the repository conversion
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:35:37 +0200

> From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:02:53 +0100
> > In some ancient discussion Linus said that a commit that doesn't bring
> > in any diffs is "madness" and shouldn't exist.  Or maybe I
> > misunderstood.
> You probably misunderstood.

Quite likely.  But maybe you will be kind enough to explain what Linus
meant in these two messages, when he said that an extra merge-commit
is wrong and has "zero semantic information in it"?


There's a definite difference between bzr and git that is alluded to
here, but what is it?  (You may wish reading the surrounding messages
for context.)


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