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Re: How to handle Debian patches

On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 09:58:55AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> On Mon, 19 May 2008 10:42:54 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow
> <goswin-v-b@web.de> said:  
>         Hmm. You say things like this:
> > Because the git format is imho conceptualy broken and the
> > implementation is far from completely thought out. 
>         And then you go saying things like that:
> > It is trivial to generate a quilt format package from git/arch/hg/svn
> > and I'm sure there will be a RCS-build-package soon enough that does
> > that. 
>         This can not happen without manual intervention, if the topic
>  branches have overlap. And  Redoing the manual conflict resolution over
>  and over and over again is a burden (the manual conflict resolution
>  lives generally in the integration branch history, and can be done
>  once, and mostly ignored from that point on).

git has git rerere to deal with this.


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