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Re: VC mode and git

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: VC mode and git
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 06:22:19 -0400

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  > > Neither is exactly true. Since 1.7.0 or so, "git pull" with uncommitted 
  > > changes can succeed if the newly pulled changes don't touch the locally 
  > > changed files, but will fail otherwise. Which makes a lot of sense.

  > Yes, and is expected.  Even CVS did that ;-)

With CVS, it would indicate the conflicts in those files,
and I only had to edit them to resolve the conflicts.
I do that by hand, since that way I know exactly what's going on
and I can do them in any order.

It seems that git handles this much worse.

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