Josh Boyer wrote:
It could be argued that storing patches in an SCM has conflict detection but not merge capability.On Tue, 10 Jun 2008 15:06:41 +0200 Karel Zak <kzak redhat com> wrote:On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 08:23:19AM -0400, Josh Boyer wrote:On Tue, 10 Jun 2008 02:36:27 +0200 Karel Zak <kzak redhat com> wrote:On Mon, Jun 09, 2008 at 02:19:38PM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:Thank you all for your thoughtful consideration.- be able to easily rebase/refresh a patchThat's pretty outside the scope of any SCM we deploy. Use tools like quilt.[...]Generate patches from what? We don't store exploded tarballs. We store tarballs and patches.Right... so, why we need any SCM (=source code managment)? Shouldn't be better for our work to use quilt+rsync?No... have you ever tried to deal with multiple people working on the same package without some kind of merge/conflict detection capability built into the tool used to "commit"?
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