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On 25-08-2006 13:50:24 -0700, Christopher Chan wrote:
> I'll ask a dumb question, what's a git repo?
GIT is yet another version control system. However, git belongs to the
ones that are designed for distributed collabrative work, or something.
It allows local commits on local branches, while being able to "pull" in
the changes on the once "imported" branches and "roll-forward" those
changes to your local branches. It is also possible to push your
changes to the external repositories, which I want to use for updating
the SVN tree. In a git local branch I can easily diff with the CVS
mainline tree (without it changing under my feet) and merge over the
changes to the SVN tree, via the local GIT branch. At least, that's the
> Grobian wrote:
> >Some update on this stuff;
> >Last weekend I loaded the svn sources of the prefix tree, and a CVS
> >snapshot of the mainline tree in a git repo. I haven't had the time yet
> >to experiment with "syncing" them, which I need for binutils, as they
> >one in prefix is so old that the distfiles aren't there any more...
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