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Re: [RFC] Shelving and Checkpointing

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_apache.org>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 09:53:00 +0100

Thanks for your suggestion, Nathan.

Nathan Hartman wrote:
> [...] What if, instead of just a pristine copy, it actually created a private local repository. Revision 1 of this repository would be the pristine copy. [...] if you type some other command instead of commit, or maybe prepend the word "local" or something, the commit would go into the local repository [...] Shelving, stashing, etc., all become local operations against this local souped up pristine copy replacement.

That is exactly what I was thinking about when I wrote "Option 3...
Checkpoints are commits in a local repository embedded in the WC"
towards the end of that document. My feeling is that both the amount of
effort required just to get that far, and the explosion of further
possibilities it would open up, make it too heavy-weight for my current
project, but I would definitely like to explore that possibility further.

- Julian

>> References:
>> [1] Shelving-Checkpointing Dev doc. (J Foad)
>> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PVgw0BdPF7v67oxIK7B_Yjmr3p28ojabP5N1PfZTsHk/edit#
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