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[Gnu-arch-users] [BUG] Feature plans .... external references

From: Tom Lord
Subject: [Gnu-arch-users] [BUG] Feature plans .... external references
Date: Fri, 28 May 2004 17:22:05 -0700 (PDT)

    > From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>

    > >> But doesn't the `fork' step require write access to the
    > >> address@hidden archive?  This is more a question about `fork' I guess,
    > >> but mypoint is that it's important for `fork' to be able to make a 
fork in
    > >> some other archive, which also means that it can't so easily benefit 
    > >> the "downstream branch" feature (unless that feature is extended so it 
    > >> relate two branches in two different archives).

    > > No, `fork' in that case would create the new branch in the user's
    > > default archive.

    > Hmm... so it's not going to be a "downstream branch" :-(

It should be, in some sense.

    cat--+X-$(mangle FQ-VSN)--x.y

should be reserved in the branch namespace for downstream branches of
different archives.


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