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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: missing & star-merge

From: Robert Collins
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: missing & star-merge
Date: Wed, 05 May 2004 20:15:29 +1000

On Wed, 2004-05-05 at 19:26, Stig Brautaset wrote:
> On May 05 2004, Jani wrote:
> > I don't know in what case --new and --skip-present behave differently in
> > replay.
> My guess is that --new only applies the patches that are newer than the
> last patch in the current tree. So, if you've cherry-picked patch-17 but
> are missing patches 12-16 & 18-23, --new will replay only 18-23, but
> --skip-present will replay all missing patches.

skip-present and new should (I haven't checked :}) be orthogonal.

i.e. if the above example is extend - say patch-20 is a merge from you, 
replay will replay 12-16,18-23
replay --skip-present will do 12-16,18-19,21-23
replay --new will do 18-23
replay --new --skip-present will do 18-19,21-23

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