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Re: Elpa packages and Makefiles

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Elpa packages and Makefiles
Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:40:09 -0400
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SM> The reason I prefer doing that is because I think I know what "git
SM> merge" does, whereas I have difficulty understanding what "git
SM> read-tree" or "git subtree" does.
> `git subtree' is nice when you want subsequent resyncs of the same tree.
> It can maintain a bijective commit ID mapping between the source repo
> and the destination repo.

Subtree merges work fine as well for subsequent resyncs of the same
tree, and they don't need to maintain a bijective mapping between the
two (because this mapping is the identity mapping).


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