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SubjectRe: A modest proposal -- We need a patch penguin
Quoting Rik van Riel (
> On Wed, 30 Jan 2002, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > On Wed, 30 Jan 2002, Larry McVoy wrote:
> >
> > > How much of the out order stuff goes away if you could send changes
> > > out of order as long as they did not overlap (touch the same files)?
> >
> > could this be made: 'as long as they do not touch the same lines of
> > code, taking 3 lines of context into account'? (ie. unified diff
> > definition of 'collisions' context.)
> That would be _wonderful_ and fix the last bitkeeper
> problem I'm having once in a while.

This would seem to require a completely new tool for you to specify which
hunks within a certain file belong to which changeset. I can see why
Larry objects. What's your solution?


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