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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 <jeff@garzik.org>
> 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.

thanks,

greg k-h


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