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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] self-contained changesets?

From: Jan Hudec
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] self-contained changesets?
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2003 21:52:27 +0200
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On Sat, Sep 27, 2003 at 14:01:42 -0700, Joshua Haberman wrote:
> On Sat, 2003-09-27 at 13:19, Tom Lord wrote:
> > A simple thing is that you can, of course, pack up changesets to send
> > via such transports.   Currently, encoding a tar bundle of a changeset
> > is the way to do that --- certainly (as has been often discussed) a
> > fancier encoding would be welcome.
> What does tar (or tar/gz) leave to be desired?

IIRC the idea was to have a format, that can be applied with plain patch
(sans permissions and such) and still contained the full arch changeset
information. (It would make tracking external sources with arch easier).

                                                 Jan 'Bulb' Hudec 

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