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Re: Obliterate questions

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2009 19:31:07 +0000

Martin Furter <mf_at_rola.ch> writes:

> 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?

Conflicts? Obliterate operates on a given revision and obliterates
whatever that revision contains.

Received on 2009-11-16 20:31:46 CET

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