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Re: A simple git workflow for the rest of us

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: A simple git workflow for the rest of us
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19:17:26 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4 (gnu/linux)

Achim Gratz <address@hidden> writes:

> Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen writes:
>> ./trunk/admin/git-new-workdir
> This doesn't exist and whether or not git-workdir or even separate
> working trees is what you'll want is debatable.  Personally I just
> switch branches and build out-of-tree, but for something as large as
> Emac I can see the utility of having separate workdirs.

For Emacs it is a bit tedious to switch between branches of differing
versions, due to the way the lisp libraries are handled (compiled files
being places next to the sources).  That often requires a rebootstrap to
get things working again, even if building out-of-tree.


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