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Re: Shelving / Checkpointing thoughts

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Sun, 27 Aug 2017 12:55:47 +0200

On 27.08.2017 06:00, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Branko Čibej wrote on Sun, 27 Aug 2017 02:09 +0200:
>> On 27.08.2017 02:04, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>>> P.S. I think brane's suggestion would make the "edit patch #2 in a 5-patch series"
>>> use-case a lot easier: diff3 is exactly the right tool for rebasing patch #3 on top
>>> of the edited #2.
>> Yes, that's one of the reasons I proposed storing whole files instead of
>> patches. Rebasing and reordering would become much simpler (although not
>> exactly "simple" if we take tree restructuring into account).
> The part with tree restructuring would "simply" require a working diff3
> implementation for tree changes. Isn't that exactly what the tree
> conflicts work is supposed to produce?

I was wondering about that, yes. Not sure how one would combine
(un)shelving and conflict resoiltion, but clearly it must be possible
somehow.

-- Brane
Received on 2017-08-27 12:55:54 CEST

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