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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] NEW: --forward options (alternative to --skip-prese

From: Tom Lord
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] NEW: --forward options (alternative to --skip-present)
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2003 22:33:20 -0700 (PDT)

    > From: Robert Collins <address@hidden>


    > I can certainly see it being an alternative, but as it's underpinnings
    > are fundamentally different, I'm sure it's inferior.

    > Simple case:
    > How will it handle double-application of a patch into a tree where
    > function names used in the patch have changed?

Don't merge from that branch.   You're playing awefully fast-and-loose
with the meaning of the presence of a patch log entry.

    > (Not that I object to it's presence, 

Oh, good.


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