Gentoo Archives: gentoo-scm

From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
To: Caleb Cushing <xenoterracide@×××××.com>
Cc: gentoo-scm@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-scm] 'overlays' are altenatives to full tree clone
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2009 01:39:48
Message-Id: 20090417013946.GA15629@comet
In Reply to: [gentoo-scm] 'overlays' are altenatives to full tree clone by Caleb Cushing
On 13:14 Sun 12 Apr     , Caleb Cushing wrote:
> just so you know, you don't need the full tree to patch it. git > doesn't actually care if there's common history between 2 tree's when > you merge. I was planning on writing a tutorial for this for dev in > regen2 if anyone wants me to for here (since it sound like your w/ > extra history) has some hugeness.
Justin Lecher wrote up quick instructions about this, to preserve history when merging from the sci overlay to the main tree. I don't know if it's anywhere besides my inbox. -- Thanks, Donnie Donnie Berkholz Developer, Gentoo Linux Blog: http://dberkholz.wordpress.com

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Re: [gentoo-scm] 'overlays' are altenatives to full tree clone Justin <justin@×××××××××.net>
Re: [gentoo-scm] 'overlays' are altenatives to full tree clone Caleb Cushing <xenoterracide@×××××.com>