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Re: How to cope with patches sanely

On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 03:56:49AM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>         No, it does not. If branch A has
>  pi = 2.34567;
>    and branch B has
>  pi = 3.14159;
>         No matter how much quilting you do you cannot reconcile the
>  fundamental conflict in the final. Either pi is 3.14159; or it is not;
>  and if branch A requires pi not to be that value, and branch B requires
>  pi to be that value, quilt can't make C be quantum like and have the
>  value be both.

Feature branches don't magically allow you to avoid merge conflicts either,
so this is a red herring. Once you've resolved the conflict, then it
becomes just another change. This change can become a diff in a stack of

 - David Nusinow

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