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    SubjectRe: Announce: Linux-next (Or Andrew's dream :-))
    On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 03:58:53PM -0800, David Miller wrote:
    > From: Jeff Garzik <>
    > Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 11:36:24 -0500
    > > Rebasing is low impact only if you don't have git downstream people.
    > > Otherwise, you're just treating it as a useful quilt clone, really.
    > Understood.
    > One of the key operations that I'm interested in is removing things
    > from the history. If I could do that using GIT without any side
    > effects and in a way that really would remove it from the tree, I
    > would do that in a heartbeat.
    > At 1500 changesets, a merge conflict shows up about once
    > every day or two as 2.6.N nears it's release into final
    > as bug fixes trickle in.
    > I find using GIT to fixup merge errors on a tree of that
    > scale to be really painful. And it only fixes up the final
    > result in a merge changeset.

    Perhaps you need to switch to using quilt. This is the main reason why
    I use it.


    greg k-h

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