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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: -L option for tag?

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: -L option for tag?
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 16:02:04 +0900
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>>>>> "Miles" == Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

    Miles> BTW, is it alright to use `tag' to create _occasional_
    Miles> tagged versions in branch, e.g., base-0 = tag, patch-1 =
    Miles> patch, patch-2 = patch, patch-3 = tag, ...?  This seems
    Miles> convenient in some cases, but I vaguely recall a warning
    Miles> against it somewhere.

It's in the tutorial.  I think the problem is that if you ever try to
update or replay from that branch, you'll self-conflict in a lot of
cases.  I don't fully understand join-branch's docstring (the
semantics of "an ancestor" are unclear), but it seems like that is
what you want.

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