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    SubjectRe: Problems using new Linux-2.4 bitkeeper repository.
    On Sat, Mar 16, 2002 at 12:06:10PM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > This was just an example of a real world example that actually happened,
    > where BK sucked ass :)

    Think file systems. Think 2 file systems. Think creating duplicate inodes
    in the same place. Now those 2 file systems are merged into a third, the
    duplicates removed. The original 2 still both exist and are both being

    > Marcelo's BK tree did not exist when I created my marcelo-2.4 tree.
    > marcelo-2.4 repo existed for a while and people started using it. Once
    > Marcelo appeared with his "official" BK tree, people naturally want to
    > migrate. There were two migration paths: (1) export everything to GNU
    > patches, or (2) click the mouse 300 times.

    There is a 3rd: factor out the duplicates and and export/import only the
    ones that Marcelo didn't have, then dump your tree and use his.
    Larry McVoy lm at
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