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Re: Obliterate questions

From: Martin Furter <mf_at_rola.ch>
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2009 19:31:52 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 16 Nov 2009, Philip Martin wrote:

> Branko Cibej <brane_at_xbc.nu> writes:
>
>> Yes -- and that way lies insanity. Even obliterate, as specified now,
>> walks on the brink of "proper version control". Rewriting history in
>> more subtle ways is much, much worse -- and I can't really imagine a
>> sensible use case for it.
>
> How about replacing the text of a file, to obliterate a few
> characters, rather than obliterating the whole text.

Say that revision was committed a few weeks ago and development continued.
So there were changes to that file in later revisions.

How would you solve the conflicts when obliterating those later revisions?

Thanks,
Martin

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