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Re: VC mode and git

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: VC mode and git
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:09:04 -0400

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  > Just to elaborate: neither vc-bzr nor vc-git nor vc-hg (the DVCS
  > interfaces) push on commit but our advertised bzr setup made bzr itself
  > push on commit by default (because it was a bound branch).

If Git has no feature comparable to a bound branch, that seems like a defect
compared with Bzr.  Perhaps we should supply that feature.

  > In the same way, you could set up a git post-commit hook that pushes if
  > you wish by placing a scipt with contents

  > --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
  > #!/bin/sh
  > git push
  > --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

  > in .git/hooks/post-commit/.

That recommendation is rather cumbersome compared to our former
recommendations for Bzr, but that change would be a step up
in our Git recommendations for people starting with Git.

Dr Richard Stallman
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