Re: git and quilt
On Sun, 07 Feb 2010, David Bremner wrote:
> On Mon, 08 Feb 2010 09:26:14 +1100, Ben Finney <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
And stgit (git) patch-queue branches, for that matter.
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