Re: How to handle Debian patches
Mike Hommey <email@example.com> writes:
> 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
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> > > 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.
Bazaar is soon to gain the "loom" feature, currently in development
also will deal with this issue.
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