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Re: git and quilt

On Mon, 08 Feb 2010 09:26:14 +1100, Ben Finney <ben+debian@benfinney.id.au> wrote:

> With Bazaar, one doesn't need to rebase to achieve this. The ‘loom’
> plugin allows for tracking changes against upstream revisions, while
> *preserving* the history of changes, and generating tidy change sets to
> feed back upstream (or, in our use case of interest, to use as Quilt
> patches).

As was already mentioned, topgit is not perfect (it basically needs a
little polishing, and the history of patch branches gets messy from many
merges), but for people who don't want to switch to bzr, it provides
essentially the same functionality as bzr loom or (AIUI) hg patch


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