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Re: Converted git repository available for review

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: Converted git repository available for review
Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2014 14:47:34 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Paul Eggert <address@hidden>:
> Perhaps rather than delve into this too much, how about a different
> idea.  Currently people are using both bzr and git to access Emacs
> repositories, so they've tuned the .bzrignore and .gitignore files
> to match what they want from the different repository backends.  So
> why not leave these files alone?  When we switch from bzr+git to
> just git, we can remove the .bzrignore file.  This would be simpler
> than rewriting history, would be easier for everybody to understand,
> and would be less likely to go wrong.

Easy enough to do, but with one possible cost.  We might not get a happy 
resuly for revisions that have *only* .bzrignore files, that is before
.gitignire files were added.
                <a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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