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Re: Support of new source packages in squeeze

also sprach Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@web.de> [2009.03.09.1443 +0100]:
> From a usability point of view I find it unusable. With so many
> branches you always forget to merge one or don't commit to the
> right one.

Uh, this is in response to TopGit, which addresses precisely this
problem: keeping track of the branches and automating their use.

It won't solve the problem about committing to the wrong branch,
which can only be solved by you. Hint: show the current branch in
your shell prompt.

> And changing branches will change files and if you have
> them open in for example emacs it will notice the file was changed
> on disk and asks you to revert it, which sucks.


> But then again, if you only work on the last patch in the stack
> then that isn't a problem.

TopGit maintaines a complete graph, not just a stack.

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