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SubjectRe: Inclusion of UML in 2.6.8
On Sat, Jun 26, 2004 at 11:40:25PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
>
> > But work in progress, for which oneself is still the primary source, is
> > fluid. You can slice and dice and redo it, and indeed you want to, to
> > get the best patch set. Quilt and friends rule for this stuff.
>
> Good description, that. quilt is a grown-up version of patch-scripts, and
> is tailored to what I do, and to what distributors do: maintain a series of
> diffs against a monolithic tree which someone else maintains.
>
> > Conclusion - use Quilt (with your favorite personal version control) on
> > top of Bitkeeper.
>
> yup. I use patch-scripts+CVS in the way which you describe.

I had been wondering how you deal with so many patches...
So do people actually use bitKeeper for more than the following:

(1) glorified 'cp -r'
(2) memory of the history of the tree from which we did a 'cp -r'

-dte
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