Re: Linux 2.6.12-rc3

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Sun Apr 24 2005 - 02:23:16 EST


On Ne 24-04-05 01:06:48, Petr Baudis wrote:
> Dear diary, on Sun, Apr 24, 2005 at 01:00:23AM CEST, I got a letter
> where Pavel Machek <pavel@xxxxxx> told me that...
> > I created three trees here (with git fork): one ("clean-git") to track
> > your changes, second ("linux-git") to do my development on and third
> > ("linux-good") for good, nice, cleaned-up changes, for you to merge.
> >
> > ...unfortunately pasky's git just symlinked object/ directories...
> You can't do any better than that, since you would have to transfer
> stuff around by pulling them otherwise; so you would need smart git
> pull, but then Linus can use the smart git pull himself anyway. ;-)

Actually, no.

Without cherypicking, I just can't pull from linux-git into
linux-good. Ever. linux-git contains some changes that just can not go
anywhere. (Like for example

So it should be okay to just copy object directories instead of
linking them. Or perhaps cp -al is good idea here. (It also removes
trap where I rm -rf-ed tree I did fork from....)

Heh, filesystem with auto-file-hardlinking would be nice there ;-).

Boycott Kodak -- for their patent abuse against Java.
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