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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 22:36:04 -0700 (PDT)

    > From: Bruce Stephens <address@hidden>

    > I agree.  It seems a useful thing to have, but arch is supposed to
    > keep history, so it can avoid having to do this kind of textual
    > guessing.  --forward is surely equivalent to what CVS does in this
    > kind of situation, and is presumably something that subversion does,
    > too.  arch is supposed to be able to do better.

    > Or am I misunderstanding what's going on?  (Which is quite possible.
    > It's after 1am.)

--forward is a good tool to have around in situations characterized by
lots of incestuous cherry-picking.


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