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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] "Newbie-ized help"

From: Stig Brautaset
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] "Newbie-ized help"
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2004 21:35:57 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.6i

On Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 08:07:25PM +0200, Esben Mose Hansen wrote:
> > I use star-merge at least once a day. Basically any time that you
> > want to develop on a branch, or keep sync with someone else's
> > branch, etc.  For me, it is the killer feature of tla. I would
> > definitely leave it in.
> I'm sure it is a killer feature :) What I'm not so sure about is: Is
> it a newbie feature? Would newbies, typically coming from a CVS
> background, use star-merge constructively, or are they better off with
> update? I ask,  because I don't know.

I have used arch for a while and I don't think I've ever used update.
I've used star-merge from the start. Then again, one of the reasons I
went with arch was its distributed nature. I shared my time between a
laptop and a desktop and wanted to be able to merge between them without


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