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Re: This'll give ya whiplash

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2008 12:58:30 +0200

Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 10:06 PM, Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org> wrote:
>
>> close to being competitive with DVCS. You need more in your
>> list, starting with merge tracking.
>>
>
> As I remember it, DannyB's argument was that if we switch to a revlog
> format, merge tracking comes essentially for free. That was the
> takeaway I took, but that was like a while ago now... =) -- justin
>

Eh, not quite. Revlog as it stands today stores two ancestors per node,
which is fine except for the cherry-picking case, where it breaks
completely.

-- Brane

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