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Re: Feedback on 3.0 source format problems

On Jan 03 2017, Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> wrote:
> Nikolaus Rath <Nikolaus@rath.org> writes:
>> For example, if you get a merge conflict when rebasing, the above
>> incantation will list two commits: the original debian commit and the
>> merge commit. git-debcherry, on the other hand, will synthesize one
>> patch, consisting of the original Debian commit, but modified to include
>> the *relevant parts* of the merge commit.
> Okay, yes, that sounds pretty awesome.  That may entirely remove my
> concerns about keeping the patches always rebased.

Well, as I said in my other mail: the big drawback is that even with a
small test tree running git-debcherry is already slow enough for the
user to ponder the implications of it being a 300 line bash script...


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