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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [bug] import revisions should have a distinctive he
Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [bug] import revisions should have a distinctive header in their patchlogs
Fri, 28 May 2004 23:36:20 -0400
Aaron Bentley wrote:
> Since currently, they are always at base-0, and *don't* have tag
> headers, it's pretty easy to determine whether a revision is an import
> revision from tree data.
> That will change if imports are permitted to occur anywhere (as Tom
> plans), and will make it impossible to get an accurate picture of
> ancestry from tree-local data. Therefore, I suggest adding a
> distinctive header to the patchlogs of import revisions.
What's the logic on allowing imports anyways? Offhand, I don't imagine
it as a useful tool since in my mind it would break the chain of
Base-0 -> Rev-1 -> Rev-2 -> Rev-3
Base-0 -> Rev-1 -> Rev-2 Base-1 Rev-(3? 1?)
Why wouldn't somebody just avoid this mess and just start a new branch?
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