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    SubjectRe: git vs hg commit counts?
    On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 03:16 +0200, Marti Raudsepp wrote:
    > On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 2:18 AM, Junio C Hamano <> wrote:
    > > We simplify a merge history by discarding one branch when the merge result
    > > matches one of the parents. Does "hg" know how to do that as well?
    > 57 of the differing changesets are normal merges (probably what Junio explained)
    > 3 are duplicate changesets in hg, probably also related to that
    > 27 changesets are octopus merge fixups
    > wrt octopus merges: in git, one merge commit can have an arbitrary
    > number of parents, but in hg a merge changeset always has 2 parents --
    > so a octopus merge is represented as multiple distinct changesets.


    For hg support in get_maintainers, it's probably
    simplest to ignore the delta in number of commits
    as "close enough".

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